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Why is it illegal for people to kill themselves?
The ending of one's own life is not illegal in all countries. Under common law, many courts have long recognized the right of a competent adult to consent to or to refuse medical treatment. The moral issue surrounding suicide/euthanasia is an ongoing issue that may never be settled. With the current exception of two states in the U.S., Euthanasia falls under the murder provisions of the criminal Code which prohibits the deliberate and intentional killing of another human being. There is no special provision for it as a special category of murder based on a motive of compassion. Suicide, however, is not a criminal offense when completed properly and without proven assistance from a second party. ADDED: Historically, in the United States, various states listed the act as a felony, but all were reluctant to enforce it. By 1963, six states still considered attempted suicide a crime (North Dakota and South Dakota, Washington, New Jersey, Nevada, and Oklahoma that repealed its law in 1976). By the early 1990s only two US states still listed suicide as a crime, and these have since removed that classification. In some U.S. states, suicide is still considered an unwritten "common law crime," as stated in Blackstone's Commentaries. (So held the Virginia Supreme Court in Wackwitz v. Roy in 1992.) As a common law crime, suicide can bar recovery for the family of the suicidal person in a lawsuit unless the suicidal person can be proven to have been "of unsound mind." That is, the suicide must be proven to have been an involuntary, not voluntary, act of the victim in order for the family to be awarded money damages by the court. This can occur when the family of the deceased sues the caregiver (perhaps a jail or hospital) for negligence in failing to provide appropriate care. Some legal scholars look at the issue as one of personal liberty. According to Nadine Strossen, President of the ACLU, "The idea of government making determinations about how you end your life, forcing you...could be considered cruel and unusual punishment in certain circumstances, and Justice Stevens in a very interesting opinion in a right-to-die [case] raised the analogy." In many jurisdictions medical facilities are empowered or required to commit anyone whom they believe to be suicidal for evaluation and treatment.
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Untreated depression mostly. Because of the depression they feel hopeless, it is a false feeling brought on by the illness. Some people kill themselves because the…y feel like they don't belong anywhere. Sometimes if a loved one has died, that can effect their life. They may even get bullied in school or have a bad home life.
They can, just like anyone else whose perception is impaired. They may be more likely than others to engage in dangerous situations because they feel that it is necessary (for… example, "God is telling me to climb this mountain with no gear" or "The only place where they can't get me is in the middle of a lake"). Or they may simply be so focused on one thing that they may neglect to eat, sleep, or get medical treatment for physical health problems.
That question isn't worded right, What measurement of time do you mean? e.g Every minute, hour, day, year?
Think about how the world would be if we could kill people. Liberals would be dead, communists would be dead, terrorists would be dead, wet-backs would be dead, rude people wo…uld be dead, weak people would be dead, corrupt politicians would be dead, ignorant people would be dead. Imagine that. Life would be without BS. Everyone wants BS in their life, right? Nobody wants the world to be a better place, that's why it's illegal to kill people.
From my caculation, every 18minuits sombody dies from suicide, so I figured deviced 18 into 60, than times it by 24 it avrages to about 80 suicides a day, and 2150 attem…pts a day =(
They didnt actually want to be killed they were forced to drink cyanide poisoning in an event termed "revolutionary suicide" by Jones and some members on an audio tape of the …event and in prior discussions.
The reason that people want to will themselves is because they fell like they have no meaning in this world which would convince them into killing them self (so taking themsel…ves out of this world) or it might be that their life is terrible or very depressing so that they don't want want do live and some info the word is suicide.
Yes, to do such a thing is known as "aiding and abetting" theindividual to perform an illegal act.
4 million people kil themselves
Yes, it is illegal. If you plan to do that, you will be put in jail for years. Just follow these rules if you want to stay out of jail. 1. If someone tell you or force you t…o stab or shoot someone, don't do it. Just ignore them and never listen to them. 2. If they force you to join them, never join them at all. 3. If they give you a gun or a knife, don't take those illegal weapons. 4. Never join any gang members. 5. Don't start any violence. Strangely, I think it is not actually illegal. To be illegal there has to be a written statute in Law that has to be broken first. It's a civil offence, it is abhorrent to normal people and jail or death can be the result of a trial in law, depending on which country or state you are in.
Can't guarantee anything but I'd say hanging, slitting of the wrist or throat, or shooting
Because it was fatally awesome (not the movie the show) :)
hang themselves, poison themselves, Jump off a build, shoot themselves
100 kids per year try to commit suicide.
No, you'd have to be the one to pull the trigger. Even if you knew, it wouldn't be your fault.