Sound off on 'the right to suicide-on-demand?'
It is the ultimate expression of sovereignty over one's self
Only the individual can know if his or her life is worth living
If you're not willing to take on the burden of alleviating another's suffering, you can't prevent him from doing it his own way
In the case of the terminally ill, it should be legal to assist them in carrying out their wish
It's a private matter between an individual and his or her God
How can you have the autonomy to kill yourself but not the autonomy to refuse Obamacare?
A debtor or a parent with young children escapes legal obligations by suicide, causing uncompensated damage to others
It would make criminals of those who intervened to prevent a suicide
Someone intent on suicide doesn't need a "right to suicide-on-demand" -- this is about dismantling the social order, not individual rights
The society that recognizes such a right is itself disintegrating
God forbids murder ... suicide is self-murder ... therefore it can never be a right
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