The patient would be required to submit their request to their doctor twice verbally and once in written form. Also taken into consideration must be the mental state of the patient; that is he or she must be of sound mind in order to make the decision to end his or her own life.
Supporters argue that “the measure would give terminally ill patients dignity and control over their deaths, and would alleviate suffering.
Opponents argue that “the measure is morally wrong, and that beneficiaries of terminally ill patients could abuse the provisions presented by the proposal.”
Where do you stand?