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    In a brief essay, at least 2 or 3 paragraphs, formulate an example which illustrates your position on the practice of voluntary euthanasia. Cite sources!

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    Voluntary Euthanasia

    Euthanasia is the practice of ending a life to relieve the pain and suffering of that life. Pain and suffering are variable and dependent upon the situation of the life that is ascertained to be ended. In most cases, the pain and suffering of the life ended or planned to be ended are medical in nature. The UK's House of Lords (2001) in their code of Medical Ethics defines euthanasia as "a deliberate intervention undertaken with the express intention of ending a life, to relieve intractable suffering." Now, there are two types of euthanasia - voluntary and involuntary. Voluntary euthanasia happens when the ...

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