Mercy death refers to the act of ending the life of an ill patient. This action is done in a painless way. In medical terms, mercy death is referred to as euthanasia . The word is adopted from the Greek language, and it means good death. Mercy death has been the subject of wide speculation all over the world particularly with the increase in the technological advances.
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Furthermore, it becomes even more heartbreaking when the sole reason for execution of mercy deaths is materialistic. It is not surprising to witness greedy family members ending the life of one of them when all they are interested in being inheritance. To avoid execution of mercy deaths to serve as a cover-up to such heinous acts of cold blood murders, I firmly stand opposed to such murders.
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