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A few interesting sites relevant to right-to-die to view this weekend: At this website you can now read summaries of all the papers delivered at the conference earlier in May in Amsterdam of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies: http://www.worldrtd.net/conference/amsterdam … Final Exit Network’s most recent video is now available on YouTube. In […]

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As a flashback to what was happening in our movement 22 years ago, there is an interesting story from the New York Times files of 20 June 1993 at this web site: http://www.nytimes.com/1993/06/20/us/at-aids-epicenter-seeking-swift-sure-death.html Jane Gross still writes for the NY Times and is the author of the book “Jane Brody’s Guide to the Great Beyond” […]

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The next World Federation of Right to Die Societies Congress will take place from 11 – 14 May 2016 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.The conference will be hosted by NVVE, the Dutch right-to-die society. The conference title is “Euthanasia 2016 – Professional challenges.” Visit the special website for regularly updated, further information: www.euthanasia2016.org

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World Leaders in Right to Die with Dignity Movement to Meet in Chicago Members of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, comprising 52 organizations in 27 countries, will meet in Chicago September 17-21. Hosting is Final Exit Network, an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization serving members in the United States who are suffering from intolerable […]

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World Federation of Right to Die Societies, 20th Conference Dignity . Control . Choice SEPTEMBER 17-21, 2014 See the new web page for the World Conference in Chicago: http://www.wfconf2014.com/ +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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A 2014 appraisal of self-directed dying by Derek Humphry This September, as part of the world euthanasia conference in Chicago, we shall be making a fresh appraisal of non-doctor ways in which a terminal or hopelessly ill person can choose to end their life. This review will be by NuTech (New Technology in Self-Deliverance) in […]

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AN APPEAL This is the time of year – once only – when ERGO (Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization) asks its supporters if they can make a tax-deductible donation towards expenses. ERGO is an all-volunteer nonprofit group, operating since 1993 to provide quality information about issues of the right-to-choose-to-die. ERGO has no rented offices, but […]

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The Arizona Daily Star carried this opinion article on November 3, 2013 (D H writes: I have never pushed, or even suggested, for assisted suicide for mentally troubled people, as this headline and article imply. Terminal or hopeless illness is my field. It is sufferers and journalists who constantly put the ‘mental’ question to me […]

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2014 World Federation 20th Biennial Conference Final Exit Network, host for the World Federation Right to Die (WFRTD) Societies Meeting, has announced the venue for the 2014 World Federation 20th Biennial Conference. The date of the conference is September 17 to 21, 2014, Wednesday through Sunday, and it will be held at the Embassy Suites […]

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Last week’s Sundance Film Festival winner for the best documentary video was ‘How to Die in Oregon’ in which I have a tiny cameo role explaining the history of how the physician-assisted suicide law came about. Overall, I’m told, it is a very moving film; not seen it yet. The film will be showing at […]

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