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Should doctor-assisted suicide be legal?

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Poll Results: 6,855 votes
74%
Yes
 
26%
No
 



542 Comments   add a comment >>
Kel S.
Saturday November 15, 2014, 4:24 AM


Yes! People have right to die when they choose it

Andrea A.
Tuesday November 11, 2014, 4:35 AM


Tough decision,, but yes.

Darren Woolsey
Friday September 12, 2014, 8:15 AM


Yes, conditionally, depending on circumstances.

Andrea A.
Friday September 12, 2014, 6:34 AM


Tough decision,, but yes.

da c.
Thursday March 20, 2014, 2:26 PM


Yes, but with restrictions and safeguards so that unscrupulous profiteers cannot benefit from the manipulation of the depressed. It should be restricted to those with chronic pain and terminal illnesses. Safeguards might include requiring concurrence of three non-affiliated physicians before a doctor-assisted suicide could be performed.

Todor Todorov
Sunday February 23, 2014, 2:20 AM


Yes

Heidi Aubrey
Thursday February 13, 2014, 6:47 PM


Yes and no. Like all medicine, it will be bought by relatives who have something to gain with your death.

Don't believe me? How about doctors who prescribe nothing but what would be illegal drugs(oxycontin, Percocet, etc.) just so they can charge cash for the office visit. It happens all the time, everywhere.

They are nothing more than "legal" drug dealers. There are a lot of them.

Sue H.
Sunday December 29, 2013, 11:12 PM


Absolutely Yes. Death with Dignity.

Veerle D.
Sunday December 29, 2013, 9:49 AM


I think the term 'Doctor-assisted suicide' used in this poll is strange. Why not simply call it euthanasia?

krysta I.
Friday December 27, 2013, 11:58 AM


Yes, if life has become unbearable then we should be able to choose when we go. I watched my father die of lung cancer, I know he reached the point that he no longer wanted to go on.



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