There probably isn’t one person that can say that they haven’t watched somebody they love in some way suffer from and ultimately die from some sort of unfortunate disease. Assisted suicide is a very controversial topic in the United States. Physician assisted suicide is defined as suicide committed by a terminally ill person with help from another person. This subject causes many controversies of ethical and moral issues. Some of these issues are that it violates the doctors Hippocratic Oath, suicide is ruled wrong in many religions, and some even say it degrades the value of human life. However, physician assisted suicide should be legalized because it offers terminally ill people an opportunity for a …show more content…
It would be an indignity to force… others to die against their will, but an equal indignity to force him to remain alive… against his will. Human dignity is not possible without the acknowledgment of personal sovereignty. (D Ngai).
Ngai points out how it would be unfair to not allow someone to die in dignity by