Quite a few people in the right-to-die movement — including myself — think that a person with severe dementia (or Alzheimers) DOES have the right to be helped to check out PROVIDED that they had made an advance declaration to this effect back when they were competent. Referring to it — as some do — […]
Monthly Archive for September, 2008
The Oregon Death with Dignity Political Action Fund is leading efforts to raise $1M to ensure passage of the Washington Death with Dignity initiative this November . We are entering the most critical time for the Washington campaign. We are working on the final push to raise enough money to purchase television commercials to counter […]
Legalization of euthanasia in Colombia advanced a step recently when a Congressional commission approved a preliminary draft of the legislation, 11 years after the Constitutional Court had approved its decriminalization. Three more votes remain. Under the conditions approved by the 11 to three commission vote, the process can only be initiated by the patient and, […]
ALAN JOHNSON Sad to report the death on 15 September 2008 at the age of 94 of a Hemlock Society stalwart Alan Johnson, EDd. He founded the Hemlock Society chapter in Palm Springs, California, and kept it active for many years. Alan also served on the boards of the Hemlock Society USA in the 1980s […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Dead, death, Euthanasia, Events/Conferences, Final Exit, Politics/Law, right to die, RTD News, RTD Organizations, Self-Deliverance, Suicide (rational) on Sep 13th, 2008
Program for the 17th World Euthanasia Congress in Paris Towards a global recognition of our final freedom Thursday October 30th – Sunday, November 2nd, 2008 Concorde la Fayette Hotel (3, place du Général-Koenig – Paris 17ème) 2 pm – 5 pm: members of ADMD-France will welcome the delegates and distribute the working documents.