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FEN takes Death with Dignity case to the U.S. Supreme Court The Board of Directors of Final Exit Network has authorized an appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States from the corporation’s conviction in Minnesota on a charge of “assisting” in a “suicide.” On Tuesday, March 14, the Supreme Court of Minnesota declined […]

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Pioneer Press, Letters to the Editor for December 27, 2016 APPEAL PENDING On Dec. 19, the Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of Final Exit Network for “speech” that enabled one of its members to commit suicide after suffering severe chronic pain for more than a decade. The “crime” was giving this person a […]

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——————————————————————————— STATEMENT FROM THE FINAL EXIT NETWORK In a legal case testing whether Final Exit Network is allowed to teach about self-deliverance, the Court of Appeals of Minnesota has upheld the volunteer group’s 2015 conviction for “assisting” in a “suicide.” Final Exit Network, Inc. — the corporation only, not any individual — was found guilty […]

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Broad Support for Medical Aid in Dying in MN Poll Results Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (Sept. 2016) A new survey among likely voters in Minnesota finds broad and deep support for medical aid in dying. In principle, Minnesotans believe medical aid in dying should be a legal option for terminally ill individuals by a margin […]

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https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/euthanasia-pro-and-con/id1132910035?mt=2 Podcast by ” Euthanasia: Pro and Con ” on iTunes 1 Episode 4. Derek Humphry: author of Final Exit, the handbook Derek Humphry an American journalist, author 7/21/2016 Free View In iTunes 2 Ep.3. Margaret Somerville: Professor, McGill University Margaret Somerville is a Samuel Gale Professor 7/9/2016 Free View In iTunes 3 Episode 2. […]

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There is a worthwhile PODCAST to listen to the controversy surrounding the right to choose to die when at life’s end (self-deliverance, assisted suicide, assisted dying — whichever name suits you) at https://soundcloud.com/496806650

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(Reuters Health) – Legalized euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide are mainly used by patients with cancer, but remain rare, according to a new analysis of such programs. In the last year alone, California has legalized physician-assisted suicide, Canada legalized both physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, and Colombia performed its first legal euthanasia, said John Urwin, a study […]

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The Atlantic magazine has published in its current issue a fine article about Final Exit Network’s Exit Guide program. Here it is: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/07/the-volunteers-who-help-people-end-their-own-lives/489602/?utm_source=atltw

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The Supreme Court of New Mexico has ruled that terminally ill New Mexicans do not have a constitutionally protected right to enlist a doctor’s help to end their lives. Justice Edward L. Chavez wrote in his opinion, released 06.29.16, that the court recognized the “magnitude and importance of the very personal desire of a terminally […]

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ERGO/Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ellen Barfield, (410) 243-5876 DEATH WITH DIGNITY ADVOCATE DR. LAWRENCE EGBERT DIES Lawrence D. Egbert, MD, MPH, the Baltimore anesthesiologist whose leadership in the right-to-die movement cost him his Maryland license to practice medicine, died of a heart attack June 9. He was 88. Dr. Egbert, […]

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