For mercy killings performed on other animals, see Animal euthanasia. ..... West's
Encyclopedia of American Law states that "a 'mercy killing' or euthanasia is ...
Jun 5, 2015 ... A woman who smothered a dying fellow churchgoer with a pillow despite her
victim's opposition to euthanasia has been jailed for life with a ...
Also called mercy killing. the act of putting to death painlessly or allowing to die,
as by withholding medical measures from a person or animal suffering from an ...
Though certainly the frustration and complete energy drain felt by chronic pain sufferers is corroborated, what might have lead these two people to believe that their suffering was beyond help and beyond all hope?
The undertreatment of chronic pain has become a genuine... More »
IF MERCY KILLING BECOMES LEGAL. Many people support the right of a
terminally ill patient to die - but what if the right becomes an obligation??? And
Mercy killing (sometimes referred to as euthanasia) is when someone directly
ends another person's life, because they believe it is in their best interest in order
Answer: “Mercy killing” is simply another word for “euthanasia” in most English-
language dictionaries. Euthanasia and, therefore, mercy killing is “the act of ...
May 18, 2015 ... The 80-year-old woman was killed by the Life End Clinic in Netherlands, after a
judge overturned a decision by her doctors who said she was ...
Mercy killing definition, euthanasia (def 1). See more.