Colorado passed a medical aid in dying measure 11/08/16 that will allow adults suffering from terminal illness to take life-ending, doctor-prescribed sleeping medication. The ballot initiative passed overwhelmingly, by a two-thirds, one-third split, according to unofficial returns. Supporters claimed victory an hour after polls closed in Colorado. There are now five states which have passed […]
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This email reached ERGO today: Thank you very much for your message and resources. My dad was tremendously suffering (ALS, Leukemia, Diabetes, Arthritis, and other health issues) and due to no physician-assisted suicide in Minnesota, he shared that he needed to take things into his own hands before he got so weak and incapacitated that […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Derek Humphry, Dignitas, Euthanasia, Final Exit, Hemlock, Nembutal, physician-assisted suicide, right to die, RTD News, Seconal, Self-Deliverance, Self-directed death, Suicide (rational), Switzerland on Aug 24th, 2016
Final Exit paperback remains high on the Amazon book sales chart. But only from ERGO Bookstore can you get the book PLUS the new 2016 Addendum. $23 for the 3rd edition. www.finalexit.org/ergo-store If you want Final Exit ebook download for $17 that too contains the 2016 Addendum. If you only want the print Addendum, send […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Books, Derek Humphry, Dignitas, Euthanasia, Final Exit, Hemlock, physician-assisted suicide, right to die, RTD News, Self-Deliverance, Self-directed death, Switzerland on Aug 4th, 2016
25 yrs ago this month (Aug) ‘Final Exit’ guidebook topped nonfiction bestsellers lists in both NY Times and Publishers Wkly. And still selling in updated 3rd edition.
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Death With Dignity Act, Derek Humphry, Dignitas, Euthanasia, Final Exit, Final Exit Network, Oregon law, physician-assisted suicide, right to die, RTD News, Switzerland on Jul 20th, 2016
(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 […]
SWISS ATTITUDES TO DYING Interest in choosing how and when to die has risen dramatically of late. More than 1,200 people underwent an assisted suicide in Switzerland last year, over a third more than in the previous year. In 2014, 742 people (320 men and 422 women) chose an assisted suicide, according to the Federal […]