What is assisted suicide and what are the arguments for and against it?
It is when somebody kills you. It is not legalized because the government doesn't want murders to say that the other person wants to commit suicide.
~but if the person who the murder killed left a note or something that said they really did whant to die then the government can't really punish the murder
Physician assisted suicide is a very touchy subject. It has been made famously public by Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Physician assisted suicide takes place when a patient of a doctor decides they no longer would like to live. In this case, the doctor would help the patient to set up a plan to take their own life, usually with a medication. There are a large amount of arguments to whether physician assisted suicide is ethical.
Assisted suicide is when the person who is committing suicide is assisted by another person, who will provide the implements of the suicide and/or instructions, and who knows that the person is about to commit suicide. Normally the suicide patient will follow instructions, which will induce his death.
Physician-assisted suicide basically is a type of assisted suicide in which a physician is involved, usually one who will prescribe some medication or combination of medications that taken together and following the instructions given, will induce the patient's death. The physician will not administer the medication, and may not be present during the commission of the suicide.
This is controlled at the state level and currently only one state allows assisted suicide (or euthanasia) and that is Oregon. There are three states that do not have laws criminalizing assisted suicide and they are: North Carolina, Utah and Wyoming. In Ohio, that state's supreme court ruled in October 1996 that assisted suicide is not a crime. In Virginia, there is no real clear case law on assisted suicide , nor is there is…
Killing is murder, which is against the law. So, no. However, assisted suicide has been legalized at state level in the U. S. in Oregon, Washington State, Vermont, Montana and New Mexico. Assisted suicide is legal in the Netherlands, Luxembourg and Switzerland. You need to check the laws and requirements in your jurisdiction.
Non-active euthanasia, or assisted suicide, is legal in three US states; Oregon Washington Montana New Hampshire is currently considering a bill on assisted suicide Active euthanasia, commonly referred simply as euthanasia, is only legal in: the Netherlands Belgium Assisted suicide is also legal in: Albania Luxembourg
When someone asks another person to kill him will it be suicide and what do you call this type of crime?
In the U.S... * Oregon * ** Assisted suicide became legal in November 1997 when the state legislature passed the Death With Dignity Act * Washington * ** Assisted suicide became legal when voters approved Initiative I-1000 in 2008. * Montana * ** A court decision by Judge Dorothy McCarther legalized doctor-assisted suicide in December of 2008 In the Netherlands In Belgium
A person can die anywhere, given the right circumstances. However, if you refer to suicide, assisted suicide, or euthanasia, people will do their best to stop you no matter what you want. Suicide was illegal in the US until lawmakers overturned the law in order to get attempted suicides to come forth for treatment. The Netherlands support full-fledged euthanasia, meaning the doctor can end the life of (kill) the patient. Switzerland does not punish euthanasia…