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Monthly Archive for June, 2007

The Register-Herald in Beckley, West Virginia, reported 30 June 07:- Ex-minister remains jailed By Matthew Hill, Register-Herald Reporter β€” A former Beckley Unitarian minister was ordered Friday to remain incarcerated at Southern Regional Jail until a hearing to determine whether he will be extradited to Ireland β€” where he is wanted for allegedly assisting a […]

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On Monday morning, June 25, 2007, The Reverend George David Exoo, a Unitarian minister and euthanasia (literal meaning: “good death”) advocate living in Beckley, West Virginia, was arrested by FBI agents and taken to the Southern Regional Jail, near Beckley. There he was booked and jailed, pending a hearing on Friday, June 29, at 2:30 […]

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Hunger for knowledge about hastened death appears to be growing worldwide. Derek Humphry, author of five well-known books on assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia, most notably ‘Final Exit,‘ has noticed an upsurge in demand for his books worldwide which bodes well for the wider progress of the movement for the right to choose to die. […]

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In an 18 June 2007 interview with the German newspaper β€œTAZ”, Dr Uwe-Christian Arnold, a German urologist has openly come out and declared that he not only supports the concept of PAS (physician-assisted suicide) but that he has indeed practiced it, and intends to continue doing so in cases where certain eligibility criteria have been […]

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Welcome Back Dr. Kevorkian In a June 1st MSNBC editorial, Arthur Caplan, a bioethicist at the University of Pennsylvania, called Dr. Jack Kevorkian a “dangerous killer.” Melody Youk, wife of Thomas Youk, whose Kevorkian-assisted suicide was broadcast on “60 Minutes,” said, “I don’t consider it murder. I consider it humane.” Youk’s mother and brothers agree. […]

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