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Stuff.co.nz website reports 13 July 2017: Dodgy scam site uses Kiwi pro-euthanasia protest imagery to sell bogus suicide drugs Pro-euthanasia lobby group Exit International is warning its members off a scam website, based in the Ukraine, which is fleecing the elderly by selling the popular and costly suicide drug Nembutal, which never arrives. Those falling […]

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BOOK REVIEW in the Final Exit Network’s newsletter, May 2017 Good Life, Good Death (Carrel Books, New York) by Derek Humphry Review by Huck DeVenzio When I saw this book I wanted to like it so I could write a favorable review. After all, it was by and about a most influential figure in the […]

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++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ To hear Derek Humphry talk about his new book “Good Life, Good Death” watch on YouTube at this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnylxKT4r4k +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

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Regarding the nomination by Trump of Supreme Court justice Gorsuch: The Washington Post article of 1 Feb.2017 contains a particularly interesting paragraph: “If his writing is any indication, Gorsuch seems to have been alarmed by the sudden proliferation in the mid-1990s and early-2000s of proposals seeking to legalize physician-assisted suicide or euthanasia. He also cites […]

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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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You probably saw this in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review. Interesting that Final Exit included in the 5 most significant books in the last 50 years on the subject: ‘The Good Death,’ ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ and More By ANDREW SOLOMON FEB. 8, 2016 Death goes in and out of fashion. The topic lingers […]

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Press release from the Final Exit Network Dear Fellow Right-to-Die Supporters: Books have the power to encourage and advance change. But only rarely does a book, by itself, establish a new civil liberty and start a movement to achieve it. Such a book is Derek Humphry’s Final Exit. The notion that people had a right […]

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Statement by Final Exit Network: HASTINGS, Minnesota, August 24, 2015 — Final Exit Network was sentenced to pay a $30,000 fine today for “assisting in a suicide” in connection with the 2007 self-deliverance of a member. Judge Christian Wilton sentenced the organization to the maximum fine. Final Exit Network was convicted on May 14 of […]

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An attempt to overturn the UK law on assisted suicide and voluntary euthanasia by appealing to the European Court of Human Rights has failed. The Strasbourg court has rejected as inadmissable applications by Jane Nicklinson, whose husband Tony suffered from locked-in syndrome, and Paul Lamb, who was paralysed following a car crash. Lawyers for both […]

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A Baltimore Circuit Court judge denied Dr.Lawrence Egbert’s request to reinstate his medical license Thursday, but not before expressing some sympathy for the right-to-die advocate linked to six deaths in Maryland. Judge Marcus Z. Shar explained to Egbert, who represented himself in court, that his powers to review the case were limited. After finding that […]

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