This is where the controversy arises.
History and Debate of Euthanasia.
This false presumption has been disproven time and again by the practical working-out of euthanasia and assisted suicide in locales where it has been legalized.
Reflections on the Netherlands’ New Euthanasia Law,” Jos V.
There are two problems here - the definition of "terminal" and the changes that have already taken place to extend euthanasia or assisted suicide to those who aren't "terminally ill.
Controversy Over Euthanasia by James Peng on Prezi
The media shows headstrong people continuing their life and enjoying every moment despite their illnesses.
Euthanasia has transformed from helping end people's suffering to becoming a way of getting rid of the imperfect members of society.
03/06/2013 · Transcript of Controversy Over Euthanasia
Thus, the main argument made by proponents of euthanasia arguesthat the courts have already allowed certain fundamental rightsto protect the process of passive euthanasia, and since thereis no logical or fundamental difference between active and passiveeuthanasia, or at least no way to demarcate such a differenceclearly, then active euthanasia and assisted suicide ought tobe legal as well. Interestingly, it may be just this type of logicthat opponents of euthanasia see as the "slippery slope"discussed earlier.