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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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Fraudsters have created a fake Derek Humphry Facebook account, and are using FaceBook Messenger with my name to send messages with offers of big money. Beware. Total fraud.

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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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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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Assisted suicide used to be a taboo subject but now, as VARIETY magazine reports, it’s a plot in a forthcoming TV comedy series! Progress? ‘Veep’ Star Timothy Simons to Develop Assisted-Suicide Comedy at HBO By Joe Otterson Variety has learned that the “Veep” star is developing a half-hour comedy at the premium cabler HBO titled […]

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December 2018 Dear friends and subscribers, It is the time of the year that I ask you to please make a tax-deductible contribution to help ERGO continue with its work. What does ERGO do? (a) Manages the Right-to-Die Listserv, supplying news relevant to the death-with-dignity movement. The email news list currently has 3,400 subscribers, many […]

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