Euthanasia or Mercy killing is the act that has been remained questionable all over the world both ethically and with religious point of view. There are different theories, ideologies and laws about claiming Euthanasia, a legal or illegal act in different cultures and areas. Here are some facts about Euthanasia.
Euthanasia or Mercy Killing is the act in which an individual do request to others to kill him or her for sake of getting rid of some sort of severe pain or disease.
2. Types of Euthanasia
There are many types of Euthanasia that are called Voluntary, Non-voluntary, Involuntary, Active and Passive Euthanasia. Some types of suicide is also categorized into broader definition of Euthanasia like Assisted Suicide and Physician Assisted Suicide.
3. Voluntary Euthanasia
Voluntary Euthanasia is most common type of Euthanasia and it is the killing of a person on its utmost desire or request. In many US states as well as countries all over the globe, this type of Euthanasia is legal.
4. Non-voluntary Euthanasia
Non-voluntary is a type of Euthanasia in which a doctor kills the patient even having proof of its desire. This type of Euthanasia is only legal in Netherlands, where a doctor can kills infant who is suffering from cruel pain.
5. Involuntary Euthanasia
Involuntary Euthanasia is considered as direct murder, as it includes no wish of killed person to be end its life.