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PRESS RELEASE ** Final Exit Network Appeals Minnesota Conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court WASHINGTON, D.C. — Final Exit Network has petitioned the Supreme Court of the United States to reverse a 2015 Minnesota conviction, saying Minnesota violated its First Amendment-protected right to freedom of speech. The Florida-based non-profit corporation, Final Exit Network, Inc., was […]

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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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Books that started significant movements or new awareness in the 20th century: The well of loneliness, by Radcliffe Hall, 1928 (Lesbianism) Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson 1962 (Pollution) Unsafe at any speed, by Ralph Nader 1965 (vehicular safety) Situation Ethics: The New Morality, by Joseph Fletcher 1966 (Moral responsibility) And the band played on, by […]

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Press Release by the Final Exit Network 03.21.14 ST. PAUL, Minnesota – A Minnesota law that prohibits “advising, encouraging, or assisting” in a “suicide” is unconstitutional in violation of the First Amendment right to freedom of speech, the Supreme Court of Minnesota has ruled. In a 27-page opinion handed down on Wednesday, March 19, the […]

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Have a look at this short video about the German situation. Quite illuminating. A gutsy guy. Copy and paste in your browser: http://www.dw.de/the-question-of-euthanasia/av-17383986

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A UNIQUE LIST You may like to see my up-to-date new listings of the films and videos made between l939 and 2013, and perhaps bookmark the site for future reference. ERGO’s Annotated Filmography Films, Made for TV Dramas, TV Documentaries and Videos Dealing with Dying and Euthanasia. Divided into three sections: 1. Feature films dealing […]

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RE NEMBUTAL FROM CHINA An increasing number of persons interested in the right to choose to die at life’s end have been purchasing, or considering purchasing, NEMBUTAL from Chinese sources. I am frequently asked if this is a good idea. All I can reply is that I have not actually heard of a successful or […]

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Two new internet publications from Derek Humphry: “How to Make Your Own Helium Hood Kit.” Pamphlet. Illustrated. $5. Download pdf “Beyond Final Exit: Lessons Learned” Mini ebook. $5 Download pdf Save them to your computer, also print your own copy. Go to www.finalexit.org

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Vancouver, B.C. February 21, 2011 The Farewell Foundation for the Right to Die commenced a constitutional challenge to the validity of s.241(b) of the Criminal Code this morning. Section 241(b) enacts the offence of aiding and abetting suicide, which is punishable by a term of incarceration of up to 14 years. The Farewell Foundation is […]

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For legal reasons, I cannot give advice on many questions that subscribers pose except for that information already contained in my book ‘Final Exit’ 3rd edition, and its 2009 Addendum, which are protected under the 1st Amendment right to free speech and subsequent court decisions on books. Seven people in America are currently under arrest […]

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