CONVINCE SPEECH OUTLINE_Essay - EUTHANASIA SUBJECT: 1. Laws...

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EUTHANASIA SUBJECT: 1. Laws of the United States in regards to euthanasia. 2. Voluntary euthanasia should be legal in the United States. PURPOSE: To convince the audience that voluntary euthanasia or assisted suicide should be legal in the United States because that would make more sense financially, it would allow resources to be used in treating others in need, and it would also grants citizens their right to choose. MAIN POINTS: I. In the case of a person that no longer contributes to society, keeping them alive becomes a financial burden. II. The medical equipment, drugs, and doctors would be put to better use if they were focused on patients that want to live rather than the ones that do not. III. The right to choose is the backbone of democracy and the Free Enterprise system, one should be able to choose whether he wants to live or not. CENTRAL IDEA: Voluntary euthanasia falls under every American citizen’s freedom of choice, and if it were to become legal it would lower financial pressures as well as free- up resources that could be used to help those in need of medical attention. INTRODUCTION To be or not to be…Assisted suicide! Also known as voluntary euthanasia creates a highly charged discussion, both for and against, almost every time it’s brought up in conversation. And deservingly too, it is a topic that deserves much attention. As a man growing up in a family full of individuals in the medical community and as an operating room intern, I have spent many hours in hospitals. I have been acquainted with three
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This essay was uploaded on 02/19/2009 for the course COMM 2010 taught by Professor Berggren,k. during the Spring '07 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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