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‘Jean’s Way: A Love Story’ is a moving account of assisted dying between a married couple, best read on KINDLE because it is short and pithy. Translated into 8 languages, but only in English on Kindle. OR at www.finalexit.org/ergo-store

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By Derek Humphry What’s in a word? Is saying ‘suicide’ as in ‘assisted suicide’ preferable, or is it better to use an euphemism like ‘assisted dying’? From the start in l980 we at the Hemlock Society always bluntly called the medical helping to die procedures ‘physician-assisted suicide’ and, when carried out alone, ‘self-deliverance’. We stressed […]

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It has always been a puzzle that the UK has made no progress in choices-in-dying legislation despite many other countries have done so. Since 1936 there have about 12 attempts at law reform in the Westminster parliament — all failed. And this is supposed to be the ‘mother of democracies’! Reading the new opinion poll […]

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Amazon.com ranking for “Final Exit’ on 02/13/2019 : Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #18,411 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1 in Books > Law > Health & Medical Law > Right to Die #1 in Books > Law > Estate Planning > Living Wills #41 in Books > Politics & Social Sciences > Sociology […]

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This spring, Oregon legislators will debate updating and improving the l998 OREGON DEATH WITH DIGNITY ACT, which was a landmark in its day but many think needs modifications, especially to include degenerative illnesses (now only terminal illness). This letter makes the point: LETTER TO THE EDITOR of the Eugene Register-Guard, Oregon 11 February 2019 Many […]

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TARGETING VULNERABLE TEENAGERS Be advised that there are some web sites which are stealing bits of genuine information from reputed ‘right-to-die’ organizations (such as ERGO, Final Exit, Exit International, Exit Scotland) and telling teenagers — notably in the UK — how to commit suicide. Google is good about removing these offensives web sites once it […]

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The Guardian in London printed this lengthy article which is well worth taking the time to read….. Death on demand: has euthanasia gone too far? Countries around the world are making it easier to choose the time and manner of your death. But doctors in the world’s euthanasia capital are starting to worry about the […]

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This posting reinforces what I’ve said always: To obtain drugs for self-deliverance from unbearable illness from Mexico you have to go there. Not always possible of course. I repeat: mail orders for Nembutal from Mexico are nearly all scams. Comment: Name: Alberto B Purchasing Pisabental in Mexico Last month I went to Valladolid, that is […]

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Veteran of 40 years involvement with the right-to-die movement, in the USA and worldwide, Sidney D. Rosoff died on 4 January 2019 at his home in New York after a long illness. He was 94. He was president of the Hemlock Society USA 1992-1995, previously chairman of the Society for the Right to Die, and […]

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BUYERS BEWARE ! People desperate to buy the barbiturates Nembutal and Seconal are being taking advantage of by crooks all over the world. There are at least 40 such web sites which are fraudulent. The tricksters want $500-$800 USD to be wired. The following vital scam information is from the December 2018 issue newsletter of […]

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