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How can suicide be illegal? you cannot put them in jail if they are dead

| KirBy | 2011/07/29 22:55:46
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  • Mrs Reckless 2011/07/29 23:22:20
    Mrs Reckless
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    I don't even get why it's illegal o.O it's legal to smoke, and that's basically killing yourself really slowly, if you commit suicide, it just gets it over and done with?

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  • Tom 2011/08/07 03:03:39
    Tom
    +1
    good point
  • Son of thunder 2011/08/05 21:21:26
    Son of thunder
    Bla, bla, bla
  • | KirBy | Son of ... 2011/08/07 03:46:57
    | KirBy |
    bla yourself
  • No0neeversaidlifewasfair 2011/08/04 02:46:57
    No0neeversaidlifewasfair
    o.O
    It's illegal? Where?
  • | KirBy | No0neev... 2011/08/07 03:47:04
    | KirBy |
    +1
    in america
  • No0neev... | KirBy | 2011/08/07 03:52:53
    No0neeversaidlifewasfair
    Lmao. I did not know :S
  • | KirBy | No0neev... 2011/08/07 03:57:28
  • Angelus 2011/07/31 03:56:50 (edited)
    Angelus
    +1
    You could put their body in jail (it's happened before)

    But ya it shouldn't be illegal
  • hannah 2011/07/30 21:59:20
    hannah
    it's simple. suicide isn't illegal cause you cant go to jail if youre dead, or else there'd be a lot of corpses in the jails. lolz. of course suicide isnt funny at all though. its painful to lose that person (unless no one cares about them. but if no one cares about them then the people that dont care need to get their heads out of their butts and grow a soul. and FAST before they themselves die alone.) i think people should be more aware of people who are on a fast track to committing suicide. they may save some lives. :)
  • Yuki ~ ♦Lion King of PHÆT♦ 2011/07/30 20:48:57
    Yuki ~ ♦Lion King of PHÆT♦
    +2
    I don't see the point of making suicide illegal.

    Pressured suicide-- absolutely.

    Voluntary and completely "I made this choice alone" suicide-- not seeing it.

    But I think people who are suicidal should get help before they actually attempt suicide.
  • Kat 2011/07/30 17:30:50
    Kat
    +1
    no, but you can get them help if they fail.
  • ♥Amelia Arya Moonchild♥ 2011/07/30 13:43:40
    ♥Amelia Arya Moonchild♥
    +2
    I think that if someone wants to die, its his own decision.. Its just bad for him, you know, not to appreciate what God and life gave to him and thow them away by killing himself. But, if someone killed himself because he was under psychological pressure, the person who "make" him suicide is the one who is guilty and against the law...
  • lolzforthefall 2011/07/30 11:04:26
    lolzforthefall
    +2
    Attemted suicide is illegal, acutally killing yourself is well...what would the law matter if a person's dead?
    If you attempt to kill yourself, but don't sucseed, you end up in a hopsital for the mentally ill, because in the UK it isn't something people go to jail for.
  • CMac 2011/07/30 08:36:44
    CMac
    +1
    It is not illegal in most states anymore. The few that it is, they don't enforce it. You can't really even get institutionalized for an attempt these days.
    Assisted suicide is a different matter.
  • Dagon 2011/07/30 04:41:50
  • Nam Era Vet #1 DNA TLC 2011/07/30 04:32:35
    Nam Era Vet #1 DNA TLC
    +1
    They can only prosecute failed ones.
  • wtw 2011/07/30 03:58:16
    wtw
    +1
    Good point!
  • psychophelie 2011/07/30 02:35:22
    psychophelie
    +1
    plus.....who is about to arrest someone in that state of mind anyway? that'd just be cruel
  • ~WinnieThePooh~ ^-^ 2011/07/30 02:03:46
    ~WinnieThePooh~ ^-^
    +1
    Lol!!! I love this question!!! haha idk.. : / I was thinking about tht too.
  • KingOfPop1958-Forever 2011/07/30 01:18:35
    KingOfPop1958-Forever
    +1
    You didn't die a natural death.
  • Razzy R... KingOfP... 2011/07/30 02:01:12
    Razzy Ratchets
    +1
    Like Michael?
  • Mark In Irvine 2011/07/30 00:43:15
    Mark In Irvine
    +1
    these laws are meant to discourage people from trying ... because on the whole it is not a good thing for people to kill themselves
  • ~FallenAngel~ </3 2011/07/30 00:34:49
    ~FallenAngel~ </3
    +1
    LOL, AttEMPtED suiscide is illegal. ^_^
  • Melicious Kiss of PHAET 2011/07/30 00:29:43
    Melicious Kiss of PHAET
    +2
    Suicide is not illegal, ATTEMPTED suicide is.
  • Otaku Link 2011/07/29 23:43:31
    Otaku Link
    +2
    Yeah, it's dericulous. yeah dericulous dead man in handcuffs
  • CサïCサï xχx 2011/07/29 23:40:55
  • Jack's Pearl 2011/07/29 23:38:05
    Jack's Pearl
    +3
    It probably starts from religion and being sent to hell.
  • Mrs Reckless 2011/07/29 23:22:20
    Mrs Reckless
    +4
    I don't even get why it's illegal o.O it's legal to smoke, and that's basically killing yourself really slowly, if you commit suicide, it just gets it over and done with?
  • User De... Mrs Rec... 2011/07/29 23:36:28
    User Deactivated
    +3
    Living life is slow suicide as well, even if you don't smoke. Living is suicide, and it should be illegal! :P
  • Mrs Rec... User De... 2011/07/29 23:41:41
    Mrs Reckless
    +3
    True, everything we do that's painful, physically and emotionally, is a slow suicide :P
  • KSolove 2011/07/29 23:21:22
    KSolove
    +2
    Good question. LOL..... I believe in assisted suicide. I have it before and will say it again, if someone terminally ill or not, doesn't want to be on this planet anymore then let them die with some dignity left. It is better than blowing your brains out everywhere and having friends/family to see it and clean up the mess afterwards.
  • | KirBy | KSolove 2011/07/29 23:22:13
    | KirBy |
    +1
    I agree Louis Griffin
  • Cherie Bomb 2011/07/29 23:14:31
    Cherie Bomb
    +2
    Ha, that's very true. I believe maybe it's illegal to attempt to kill yourself?
  • lucythetooth 2011/07/29 23:13:03
    lucythetooth
    +3
    Old joke:

    Q: What's the punishment for suicide?

    A: Life imprisonment.

    Q: What's the punishment for attempted suicide?

    A: Hanging.
  • Mark In... lucythe... 2011/07/30 00:44:19 (edited)
    Mark In Irvine
    +1
    ah the delicious irony of civilization ...
  • User Deactivated 2011/07/29 22:57:19
    User Deactivated
    +4
    Depending on how you kill yourself, sometimes one can be revived. Most of those laws tend to deal with the attempt of such things though.
  • Connie User De... 2011/07/29 23:09:33
    Connie
    +4
    yes, but that would not be suicide, would be suicide attempt, suicide is when the person died. right?
  • User De... Connie 2011/07/29 23:12:06 (edited)
    User Deactivated
    +3
    Yes. Again though, depending on how they committed suicide, revival may be possible.(they technically committed suicide, but were brought back to life) And most of the laws are in place to deter people from attempting it in the first place. Many people who attempt suicide, fail to actually kill themselves. Though, really, I don't see how it is beneficial to punish someone who is so far down in the dumps, they're considering suicide. Ah, you're depressed and want to die eh? Lets throw you in prison! That'll help!
  • Connie User De... 2011/07/29 23:23:09
    Connie
    +2
    well....you're right, I hadn't thought of that........thanks.
  • User De... Connie 2011/07/29 23:26:50
    User Deactivated
    +2
    No problem hon =)

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