Euthanasia comes from the Greek language and means „good death“. Another word for euthanasia is “mercy killing”.It is the end of an ill person’s life in a painless way.
In the past years there has been much discussion abouteuthanasia all over the world. In some countries, like Switzerland, Belgium or the Netherlands certain types of euthanasia are legal. In other countries, where euthanasia is illegal, courts do not punish people who practice it.
Contents : 6 pages
-Types of euthanasia
-History of mercy killing
-The case of Terri Schiavo
-Reasons for and against euthanasia
-Euthanasia and religion
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