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Medical Aid in Dying Library I am liquidating my entire collection of books on medical aid in dying. There are over 300 titles, most hardcopy, and all are in good to excellent condition. Many are now out of print and are not available digitally. I have not set a price and will consider a “best […]

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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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How to Get the Death You Want A Practical and Moral Guide By John Abraham ISBN: 978-0-942679-40-3 Upper Access Books $14.95 A comprehensive manual for those reaching the end of life, and for their friends, relatives, advocates, and caretakers. Abraham describes in detail the challenges faced by those who wish to avoid months or years […]

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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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Interested in more news on the right-to-die issue? ERGO circulates on a regular basis an electronic newslist with news from around the world. It is moderated by Derek Humphry. To subscribe (free) Click here

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Following raids by law enforcement in US and Canada on manufacturers, nobody now supplies the ready-made helium hood kit for self-deliverance from a terminal illness. (GLADD is gone.) But there is now a substitute in my pamphlet “How to make your own helium hood kit” which can be downloaded as an illustrated pdf at this […]

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BOOK REVIEW In Search of Gentle Death: The Fight for Your Right to Die With Dignity, by Richard N. Cote (Corinthian Books, 2012) Hardcover and ebook. Reviewed by Zoe FitzGerald Carter Faced with my mother’s decision to end her life after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for many years, I spent the last year of her […]

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I just read Richard Cote’s “In Search of Gentle Death” and applaud his extensive knowledge in this thorough account of the Hemlock movement. It was especially nostalgic for me, as a former member of the national board from 1993-99. Although my chapter, “Connecticut Hemlock Society”, is no longer active, there is still an interest in […]

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WORTH A LOOK Two new videos on YouTube are concerned with the background to the US movement for the right to choose to die when at life’s end. They are short and to the point. Here are the links: and

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