Originally Posted by KChiefer
Frontline recently had an episode about Right to Die in the US. It was extremely sad to watch.
If someone's saying the pain is too great and the only end of it is their death, they have a right to stop it in a more respectful, comforting way than cocktail of pills that may not work or cause even more pain in their final moments, or something that will cause them to have a closed casket.
Where is this right stipulated?
What about getting others to do this killing? Where is that right stipulated?
As far as I know, the right to life is an inalienable one—which means no one has a right to take it away. It cannot be transferred.
“The power to declare war, including the power of judging the causes of war, is fully and exclusively vested in the legislature.” ~ James Madison, Father of the Constitution
“We do not believe in aggressive or preventive war. Such war is the weapon of dictators, not of free democratic countries like the United States.”~ Truman, Sept 1, 1950