they request it.” It states that the argument over this topic has been going on for some 2500 years now. He then goes on to describe the pros and cons of euthanasia and both points of view, those for and those against, of the argument. He states that in 2017 73% of people in the U.S. voted pro euthanization. This article is very credible as it is a completely fact based source reviewed and checked by a medical professional. Another thing that appeals to its credibility is that its source is known for posting medical related topics. Rojas, Rick. “Was a Scientist’s Death Murder or an ‘Act of Mercy’?” The New York Times, 28 August-2018, - white.html?rref=collection%2Ftimestopic %2FEuthanasia&action=click&contentCollection=timestopics®ion=stream&module= stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=6&pgtype=collection . Accessed 18 March 2019. In this article Rojas presents a story of a 92 year old woman from Australia that was found dead in her house. The woman was diagnosed with dementia in a nursing home and at the early signs she was considering euthanasia but could not be granted it as it is illegal. Her daughter was found guilty and charged for murdering her mother. The
Burns3 daughter knew of her moms pain from illness and just wanted to help her end it by assisting her in her wish for death. She also gives accounts of other individuals recalling the mother’s wish of death or euthanasia but it was never granted. This is also a good source for giving another first hand account of someone struggling to die when they do not wish to live any longer. The article, I feel, is very unbiased and a good source as it is just a first hand story of an individual and it is hard to lie about someone else’s accounts. I will use this to show that not only the person that
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