Euthanasia is a fundamental human right

Euthanasia opponents present the possibility of depression during the final decision-making process as their chief concern. Even with depression, is that enough reason to deprive an individual of a right to not want to suffer?

The implication of an affirmative answer is that otherwise we are likely to remove the testamentary capacity from all depressed people. Clearly no one in their right mind is contemplating that.

While as doctors we have the responsibility to help depressed patients, there is a higher level of responsibility we bear, and that is to

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