Physician Assisted Suicide

Thesis Statements:

Physician-assisted suicide should be a legal option for terminally ill patients.

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Physician-assisted suicide should be illegal.

  • Some of the issues in this argument:
    Should terminally ill people have the right to control their own death?
    Would legalizing assisted suicide relieve families of the burdens of caring for a terminally ill relative?
    Would legalizing assisted suicide lead to euthanasia?
    Should doctors be prosecuted for assisting in the suicide of a terminally ill patient?

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