Compose a 1500 words assignment on legalizing euthanasia in oregon. Needs to be plagiarism free! Doctors are two different professions that have different ethnic practices varying, what may be considered as a rightful deed to a lawyer may be seen as an unethical act when practicing medicine as a profession (Jokic, 2003).
So, ethical issues arise as a result of different belief systems either politically or religion-related issues. For example, the issue of gays is perceived in various ways in different countries. In the United States of America, gays practice is seen as morally good and thus the law recognizes their rights. It is a result of different individuals in the parliament having different views and in this case majority approving the moral issue to be right. In contrast, in a country like Uganda in East Africa gay practice is seen as evil and morally wrong and even the parliament recognizes the practice as unlawful, evil and morally unacceptable. Consequently, individuals thought to practice gay are law offenders and may face a sentence of up to fourteen years in prison (Jokic, 2003).
Euthanasia is killing a person to relieve him or her from too much pain and suffering incurable cancer that causes too much pain to bear. Germany is among the first nation’s in the world to legalize the practice. In the early 19th century, this practice became legal in many countries in the early years of the 1980s to 2000s. The practice is still illegal in many states, in America and is legal in few states for example Oregon, Montana and Washington. Euthanasia practice varies in different countries guided by different values. this law requires a physician to administer a very strong sedative to the victim such that he or she goes to comma, after which a different process is used to end the life of the victim. It is the best of the victim to make a decision he or she wants the doctor to terminate their lives and thus the practice in the legalized countries is referred by many as assisted suicide or mercy killing (Biggs, 2000).