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What Is Mercy Killing?

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Mercy killing is defined as the killing of one person by another. The victim of mercy killing is normally in the vegetable state or has an injury or illness that cannot be cured, as it is usually in its last stage. The victim experiences immensely painful last days just before his or her death. For a voluntary case of mercy killing to take place, the killer must first obtain the consent of the victim, but there have been recorded cases of mercy killing against the wishes of the victim as well.

This is known as involuntary mercy killing. Mercy killing is known as euthanasia. The victim of a mercy killing dies a painless death after suffering an incurable ailment or serious injury. The term euthanasia, which means mercy killing, is derived from the Greek word for 'good death'. Euthanasia has been legalised in some Western countries but is still considered to be an unethical practice in the Third World.
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Yes, I think merci killing should be legal.
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Mercy killing shouldnt be legal,what if in the future you get cured?You woudnt be able to even have a chance to survive. What if....just what if a miracle happens? Itll be to late!and you might want to die but what about your family? What will they think? If they love you so much and they just cant let you go?Shoudnt you spend your last months with your family?Why would you kill your self when you could spend more time with people who you love?
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Mercy killing is the killing of one who is in pain or suffering of some sort
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Mercy killing should NOT be legal. Not because jesus or god or whatever gave us life, but because we as human being are corrupt, we can never have a legalized say over the existence of another life, even if it is given.  On a whole killing is recognized as wrong, suicide is recognized as wrong, and the making of death to be friendlier, easier, more comfortable is wrong. If there are those in pain, let them be euthanized, but let it be done in secret. Some doctors are willing to do this. But this should not be a well versed option, it then poses too much a threat to be abused.
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Mercy Killing
Definition:

1. Euthanasia:
An easy or painless death, or the intentional ending of the life of a person suffering from an incurable or painful disease at his or her request. The intentional termination of the life of one human being by another.

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The intentional killing by act or omission of a dependent human being for his or her alleged benefit. The key word here is "intentional". If death is not intended, it is not an act of euthanasia.
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Mercy killing is the choice of the individual and it should be universally recognized as such! It is heinous to suggest that because someone else disagrees with the voluntary ending of your life you have to suffer intolerable pain! How would you feel if you were lying in a hospital bed; struggling to breath and in terrible pain from an incurable cancer, wanting only to end it and somebody told you you were only allowed to die if the cancer decided to kill you some time soon? I'd be infuriated and seek to end my own life in some way anyway if I could not end the lives of the cowards who kept me suffering pointlessly because of their weak stomachs. Just because the rest of society has not come to terms with death does not mean that people who are dying of chronic illness or even the effects of life itself should have to suffer from that selfish ignorance.
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I think mercy-killing is not the solution to get rid of patience.because it is a kind of crime.I am a muslim and believe in God.so it is illegal action.not because I am a muslim to say it is illegal.it is not humanity to kill someone who is suffering from pain.if we kill someone so what is humanity or what is your definition of humanity.God give us this opportunity to live in this world and only God decided whether we live or die.life is a gift from God to us.
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I feel that helping a patient from incurable and painful disease by mercy killing is right.If he is living with pain and problems,atleast he can die peacfully.
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Mercy killing should definitely NOT be legal. NO human can just decide who has to die, it is the patients wish to die. There might be a chance that the tremendously ill person might be able to get well later, miracles do happen!
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What about the person that wants to end thier life and has thought about it for many years but does not want to make a mess of it! Because if they do mess up ie overdose that leaves them blind deaf paraplegic etc and end up being even more of a burden on thier friends and family? Not to mention the cost to the service's (doctors, nurses, surgeons, ambulance paramedics, police etc, when most of these service's could be helping those with awful illnesses that really desperately want hold on to life!  Also how many other people then have to be involved, if you jump over a cliff or stand on train lines or drive head on into a wall or shoot your self in the head or cut your wrists etc etc etc! It involves so so many other service's and its usually a MESS! It goes on every day. Some of these people have thought about this for years and all they really want is a peaceful exit from the sadness. I would like compassionate help and a safe way of your own decision to leave this life if that is what one wants to do.
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Mercy is the term used when one person kills another to relief the victim from futher suffering. Such as someone who is in cronic incurable pain and pleeds for their own death. The first ones could go back to biblical times,say someone badly injuried in battle would be put out of suffering by a fellow soldier.
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In my view mercy killing is helpful for a person who was suffering with an incurable problem. But it should be a legal. That means with the permission of the victim you should apply this mercy killing.
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Mercy killing should be allowed only when the disease is incurable and after doctors have tried their level best to cure them. Again it should be with the consent of the patient. Involuntary and non-voluntary mercy killing should be strictly prohibited. Only voluntary mercy killing should be legalized but various conditions should be there.
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It is good, the fellow is going to die, sooner or later. Make thing settle faster, may be good to all. Provided the family member allow it and where the patient totally don't have the ability to think and talk anymore.
But make sure it is not a killing with bad purpose and make Euthanasia as a excuse to kill others.
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Killing a suffering person
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arjun khanna commented
Merci killing is cool , dangerous as well and it is bad to kill someone
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I think it should be legalised, because everyone  wants to live a peaceful life
it should be better to kill the person who lives stressfull life
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Killing of one person by another is called mercy killing.It should not be illegal.In my point of view the person who involve in this mercy killing he is the worst person in the world and I think he don't know about humanity.We are the human beings not animals.Born like a human being is a great one.
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Mercy killing is not right. Whether or not you have the persons consent, isn't suicide a horrible image in your head? Euthanasia is defined as helping someone die. Couldn't that be considered a murder? How would it feel to have to deal with the fact that you assisted in the DEATH of a friend. Someone referenced Of Mice and Men earlier. Wouldn't George feel terrible about the act he committed to his one true friend? He has to live with that for the rest of his life! That could just lead him to end his life in the same way. Mercy killing is NOT the answer.
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Mercy killing it souldent be legal ,,, because ,,, God give us ,,, the life as a gift ,,, and he is the one who can decide ,,, the time to take it back ,,,
God do any thing he want ,,, and of course ,,, human ,,, ins't a God ,,,
put your self ,,, as a person who want to kill as a mercy killing ,,,
do you have a heart prive to kill him ,,, I don't think so ,,,
god give us the life ,,, so we have to protect it ,,, and live it even if it was beautiful or bad ,,, sweet or sad ,,, diffecult or easy ,,, we have to live it ,,, in any case it was ,,,
and suffer at the end ,,,
and don't give up,,,
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Mercy killng not allowed ,,, as the Messenger Mouhamad ,,, said ,,,
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Regards ,,,
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A practice that enables a person to kill another person who is suffering from something and can't help themselves anymore. Whether is right or wrong is own choice. In part is considered to be right because when you can't help yourself to have a normal life or when you are at a hospital knowing that you have a limited life or that you too old that can't even serve yourself you would desire to end it quick. For other people is like just killing itself and shouldnt be allowed. It's a really controversial topic.
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Mercy killing is to kill somebody that is suffering..suffering very bad..they might have injury's very painful and it can't be solve...so what I think about that mercy killing situation is to be illegal in the whole world ..a lot of people suffer just for seeing other people suffering..so the good thing to do to those people or animals is to kill them illegal.doing a mercy killing .where ever they going.... They going to a better place and they wont suffer ..... So mercy killing is a crime??or a illegal crime?
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This life belongs to me, my parents gave it to me, not jesus or any god. So if I want to end it, noone can stop me even my parents, because they gave it to me already. That´s why I say mercy killing is necessary for terminally ill patients
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Mercy kiling should be made legal..as its only helpig someone to get rid of the pain which is killing him/her each day or each second. As we know that the victim is asked wether he /she wants to live or not...so itsthe victims decision thats why I don't think so that it is a crime in any manner.
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But Would It Be Still Called Mercy Killing If The Victim Is Not Consulted First?
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Mercy killing is when you kill some one out of love!!!! Read of mice and men WHERE IT EXPLAINS IT BETTER!
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Easier said than done! Mercy killing is necessary to all those patients who is suffering  from incurable and painful disease.
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Mercy killing is not a correct way. Why because our life is the god gift through our parents we don't have any type of rides to kill another person. Really it is a type of crime!
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Mercy killing is not only that killing a person or a patient. It is just getting the patient rid from the disease and as well as life
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nazar makkar answered
Mercy killing should not be legalise because this can also lead to increase in crime rate in the country especially india
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Raza Shahid answered
It should,nt be legal because mercy killing are same as sucide, and sucide is a very big sin...... Allah does,nt give us a permission for sucide or mercy killing....
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Mercy killing as per by-laws to those suffering a terminal illness should be allowed at least relieve him or her from pain. Doctors should be allowed to examine the illness and come up with a consent to carry out the practice.

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Mercy killing is a  controversial issue that is not available all of the religion's to me no one want to kill  yourself who her /his inspire and body was entrust by god so you don't want to kill yourself ,do you?
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Mercy killing should be legal only when the governemnt makes some strict rules like team of doctors who take the decision  and  they should not be  governemnt... And no one else should take decision in place of the patient .
As written by one of the guest above I don't hti nk mercy killing is a great hting it can be misused one needs to be to be very careful.
danielle TREVINO Profile
To fell pity for the sufferer...and end it for them even if they can't speak..who wants to be in pain at thier death
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Mercy killing is done for the people who is going to die with lot of sufferings. Its nothing wrong n it should be legal.
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Aaording to me mercy killing shoud not be legalised. If it is legalised there will be more unfair means practice & unwanted things would have practice on its name
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Killing a person by seeing his suffering and sying that god should free him means god should take him   up
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Mercy killing is defined as killing someone because they are seriouly ill. Like animals they get put to sleep that mercy killing and that is as upsetting for you as it is to the human or animal but if the human wants to die then thats different. However the pet an't chose if it wants to but it helps it. X

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