Argument: Euthanasia is better than non-treatment ways to hasten death
Taken from Palliative Care in Canada The Special Senate Committee on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Of Life and Death - Final Report. June 1995. Appendix M - "We had one category for research purposes which was phrased in the following manner: "the explicit intent to shorten the patient's life", not "to kill". As a matter of fact, most doctors who answered that they had performed an NTD [non-treatment decision] with the explicit purpose to hasten the end of the patient's life, meant that they did not want to prolong suffering..."