Many states do not agar with assisted suicide. Pennsylvania does not have any Death with Dignity laws, but in June of 2013 a similar bill was put up for discussion. The bill has not yet been approve De or denied. The Catholic Church forbids anyone to take their own life. The official position of the Catholic Church in Rome remains that killing of a human being, even by an act of omission to eliminate suffering, violates divine law and offends the diddling of the hum n person.
The Catechism states that one must not kill themselves because (2281) “Suicide contradicts the natural inclination of the human being to preserve and perpetuate his life. It is gravely contrary to the just love of self. It likewise offends love of neighbor because It unjustly breaks the ties of solidarity with family, nation, and the human societies to which we continue to have obligations. Suicide is contrary to love for the living God. ” and (2325) Seclude Is seriously contrary to Justice, hope, and charity.
It is forbidden by the fifth commandment. Although I believe that suicide is wrong, I am stuck in the middle on the situation with Brittany Maynard. Brittany Maynard is a earldom woman who was diagnosed with a Glaciologist brain tumor, with 6 months to live, and In the end Brittany would not die peacefully in her sleep but sickly, with the loss of most/ all cognitive functions. I agree with Brittany in the sense that she gets to choose the way she dies.
She wants ere family to remember “happy” Brittany, and not “sick” Brittany. Brittany would die surrounded by those she loves, peacefully. On the other hand, I begin to wonder ha a miracle happens. Miracles like these don’t happen often and I understand that, but maybe God has something in store for Brittany, that she cannot understand. God’s Pl is too complicated for us humans to comprehend, so maybe we should just let it play out. Brittany Maynard had a difficult choice to make and I respect the decision she