Here is the irony-the states have the right to end the lives of inmates who have been convicted by a jury of their peers. Yet a terminal person who wishes to end their life willingly runs the risk of condeming someone who has compassion for them to a life behind bars. Go figure.
Absolutely. I work in healthcare and I have had countless people beg me to just let them die. They knew they were on their way out and were in horrible amounts of pain. It's heartbreaking to have to sit there and watch them suffer