Persuasive Speech Against Euthanasia Essay

EUTHANASIA SPEECH
Euthanasia. Assisted Suicide. Against the law in the UK. Fair? I say no. Euthanasia is when an individual is assisted to commit suicide, this is because the individual is in pain due to a terminal illness. People such as Diane Pretty and Tony Nickson were in pain because they had a terminal disease and could not let their family members help them end their life; Fair? I say no. Euthanasia should be legalised so people can be helped to end their life if they choose to.
We have a choice, don’t we? We have the choice to get married, get a job and much more. So people who need to end their life like people with a terminal illness should also have a choice. Why does the law stop them? Giving a sentence of life imprisonment to the person who assisted them will not change anything. This just destroys another life. Life is valuable, but people should have the choice to end it if they are seriously ill.
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The word ‘assisted’ meaning helpful; shows an array of loving attributes that relate to this action. By performing euthanasia, we are helping someone end their life by choice which presents the compassionate, to unconditional love humans must have towards each other. Furthermore, a right to life is a universally recognised and accepted human right. Likewise, the right to end one’s life own life should most definitely be an option. Denying someone this basic opportunity strips away that individual’s human right. Besides in the UK, abortion; also known as the ‘deliberate’ termination of a human foetus is permitted within twenty four weeks of conception. So why has euthanasia been rejected? Surely we are worsening a person’s painful experience by limiting the choice they have about putting a full stop to such a treacherous experience. We should be the voice of those who are unable to form full sentences properly, the silent sufferers who need help, even on their death…