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Part of the Washington Post’s reporting 22 March 2017 on the senate hearings on whether to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court: Senator Diane Feinstein with Judge Gorsuch…. The two also discussed a book that Gorsuch wrote in which he opposed physician-assisted suicide, and said any taking of a human life was […]

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Good Life, Good Death by Derek Humphry Would you like an autographed-by-author copy of this 2017 memoir? Also, if you wish, an inscription made out to you personally or a friend? This is a hardcover volume from Carrel Books, New York, and retails in stores for $34.99 (plus tax). And for $30.99 from Amazon Books, […]

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——————————————————————————— STATEMENT FROM THE FINAL EXIT NETWORK In a legal case testing whether Final Exit Network is allowed to teach about self-deliverance, the Court of Appeals of Minnesota has upheld the volunteer group’s 2015 conviction for “assisting” in a “suicide.” Final Exit Network, Inc. — the corporation only, not any individual — was found guilty […]

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. (Reuters) – A California judge on Friday refused to suspend a new state law allowing physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients, citing the need to protect them from pain, but he allowed a legal challenge to proceed. The mixed ruling portends a continued debate over the highly contested law in the first months […]

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The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found the following in a survey: Summary: Despite increasing legalization of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (PAS) worldwide, the practice remains relatively rare and, when carried out, is primarily motivated by psychological factors such as loss of autonomy or enjoyment of life, rather than physical pain. […]

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ERGO/Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ellen Barfield, (410) 243-5876 DEATH WITH DIGNITY ADVOCATE DR. LAWRENCE EGBERT DIES Lawrence D. Egbert, MD, MPH, the Baltimore anesthesiologist whose leadership in the right-to-die movement cost him his Maryland license to practice medicine, died of a heart attack June 9. He was 88. Dr. Egbert, […]

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Australian Border Force has seized and destroyed copies of a book that provides information on euthanasia and assisted suicide to the elderly and the seriously ill. The Peaceful Pill Handbook, written by euthanasia advocate and former doctor, Philip Nitschke, is published in Holland but copies have been seized on arrival in Australia. People who have […]

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HASTINGS, Minnesota, April 27, 2015 — The long-awaited trial of Final Exit Network and four of its volunteer Exit Guides has been whittled down to a trial of only the corporation, Final Exit Network, Inc., and none of the Exit Guides. In 2013 the trial court dismissed all the charges against one of the defendants, […]

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The San Jose Mercury News reported 25 March 2015: Right-to-die group offers aid, in secret, as California legislation is debated By Lisa M. Krieger As legislators prepare to debate a “right to die” bill in the state Capitol, volunteers are already helping suffering people end their lives — surreptitiously, without authorization or official oversight — […]

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