Assisted Suicide

Stephanie Jenel

Euthanasia became well known and legal in the 19th century. Another term for Euthanasia is called Mercy killing. the killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease began to mistreat patients that had any mental disabilities, some patients were killed or starved to death.

Protest Against Euthanasia

Protest against Dr. Jack Kevorkian & assisted sucicide. The black ropes and his face symbolizes a vision of the Grim Reaper

Euthanasia in India

"Men in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu discuss how villagers have quietly carried out a homegrown version of euthanasia for generations amid national debate on the issue, 16 January 2013."


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