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Pioneer Press, Letters to the Editor for December 27, 2016 APPEAL PENDING On Dec. 19, the Minnesota Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of Final Exit Network for “speech” that enabled one of its members to commit suicide after suffering severe chronic pain for more than a decade. The “crime” was giving this person a […]

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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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Broad Support for Medical Aid in Dying in MN Poll Results Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research (Sept. 2016) A new survey among likely voters in Minnesota finds broad and deep support for medical aid in dying. In principle, Minnesotans believe medical aid in dying should be a legal option for terminally ill individuals by a margin […]

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There is a worthwhile PODCAST to listen to the controversy surrounding the right to choose to die when at life’s end (self-deliverance, assisted suicide, assisted dying — whichever name suits you) at https://soundcloud.com/496806650

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The Atlantic magazine has published in its current issue a fine article about Final Exit Network’s Exit Guide program. Here it is: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/07/the-volunteers-who-help-people-end-their-own-lives/489602/?utm_source=atltw

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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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Statement by Final Exit Network: HASTINGS, Minnesota, August 24, 2015 — Final Exit Network was sentenced to pay a $30,000 fine today for “assisting in a suicide” in connection with the 2007 self-deliverance of a member. Judge Christian Wilton sentenced the organization to the maximum fine. Final Exit Network was convicted on May 14 of […]

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The Summer 2015 edition of the newsletter of the Final Exit Network is now available at these two sites: https://gallery.mailchimp.com/e6ef452997b038556a1d22505/files/FEN_Sum_2015.pdf http://flash-pub.com/pub/ebooks/e3a29f2454/index.php

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INQUIRY Unfortunately I missed the warning about the change in helium tanks that will now include oxygen. I have been unable to find any “old” tanks locally and am hesitant to take the chance ordering online at this late date. 1) Has anyone had success with buying a tank from an industrial supplier of helium? […]

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A Baltimore Circuit Court judge denied Dr.Lawrence Egbert’s request to reinstate his medical license Thursday, but not before expressing some sympathy for the right-to-die advocate linked to six deaths in Maryland. Judge Marcus Z. Shar explained to Egbert, who represented himself in court, that his powers to review the case were limited. After finding that […]

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