A terminally ill patient who wishes to end his or her life with dignity rather than enduring more pain should have the right to ask for assistance in ending that life with dignity if he or she is not capable of doing so along. Holland and Switzerland allow people to die with dignity. We should too.
Why does this idea matter?
Loved ones of the terminally ill should not be forced to commit a crime when assisting that loved one with ending a life of pain with dignity at the request of that loved one.