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Outline On Pas

  • Submitted by: core12
  • on December 4, 2011
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 275 words

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I. History
A. When it started
1. Who challenged it
“the issue of whether human beings-and more pointedly, doctors-have the right to help other die has been in the public discourse since before the birth of Christ.”(2)
2. What was said in that era/year
B. Current stand point in the United states
1.   What states have legalized it?
2. Any proposed bills to be added?
    II.   Lawful right to live, why not die?
A. Personal and own decision
1. Born with right
2. Own decision that no one(government) should intervene with their decision
B. Constitutional
1. 14th amendment  
2. “If other forms of killing can be justified upon the basis of the value of the consequences appealed to, why not suicide or euthanasia?”(5)
  III.. Define why someone should choose assisted suicide
A. Terminally ill patients
    1. Suffering, emotionally physically
    2. No known cure for their illness
                  3. Have the “mental capacity for decision”
  IIII. Court Cases and testimonies
            A. What courts state
1. “When patients are no longer able to peruse liberty or happiness and to not wish to peruse life, the terminal patient should have the liberty to choose a dignified death in the manner of their choosing rather than be reduced to unwanted helplessness” (1)
2. Testimonies
“Congress does not have a role in resolving moral and ethical questions such as those regarding Physician Assisted Suicide.”(4)
V.   Counter view
A. Abuse in law
1. Family
2. Patient
B. Show the flaw in counter view of abuse in law
1. Evaluation that can be given to determine if patient or family can mentally deicide correctly
VI.     Conclusion

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