Intentionally making someone die, rather than allowing that person to die naturally is the definition of euthanasia according to the International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force (Euthanasia: Answer to Frequently Asked Questions, 1). This definition, itself, does not sound very appealing. The practice of euthanasia in any shape or form should never be legalized in the United States and should be banned wherever it is presently legal. Whether it be the assisted suicides associated with "Doctor Death", Jack Kevorkian, or just simply taking away a patient's life support from them, no form of euthanasia should be administered. The administration techniques, the consequences if it were legal, and whether it is right or if it is wrong, are all very controversial issues involved with the topic of euthanasia.
Many people, mostly pro-euthanasia activists, refer to euthanasia as "dying with dignity". This phrase sort of makes euthanasia seem like it is very nic...