What do you think of doctor-assisted suicide?

When my dad had cancer, it broke my mom's and my heart, and I am sure my sisters' too, when he would just say, "Just give me something to get this over with". He believed in doctor-assisted suicide. But as people who loved him and hated to see him suffer, we did not. We just could not fathom it.

For me personally, life is precious and yes we go through suffering but I do not think doctor-assisted suicide is morally right. It is murder.

What do you think of doctor-assisted suicide?

http://thinkprogress.org/health/2014/10/06/357623…

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8Theresa GouldChicago, Illinois
    10/08/14
    I always think back to when my Grandpa and Grandma both passed. Since they were in Oregon they had the option of assisted suicide. They both knew toward the end that they were going to pass. For my Grandpa he was sick for several months before he passed naturally.My Grandma found out she had cancer and within a week she was gone naturally. I can't imagine not having that extra time with them, be it a week or a few months. That time is some of the most precious to me. We talk about assisted suicide like it is this pleasant way to go the way you want too. But in reality, when you suffer from a terminal illness, you have options of treatment or non-treatment and get to determine your final days. My grandparents both passed in the comfort of their own homes with the people they loved near them. There is just no way I could ever support assisted suicide. To me it is wrong.
    It also bothers me that here in Oregon we give people this medication that will end their life and she has it with her and has not used it yet. What if someone else, a kid, finds it. Giving someone a dangerous medication to use to end their life whenever they feel like and just letting them hang onto it is just so wrong to me!
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