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From today, there is an updated edition of Final Exit ebook to mark its 25 years in print. Final Exit ‘Digital Edition’ v.3.2 (eBook) The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying by Derek Humphry, founder of the Hemlock Society • v.3.2 – Revised 3rd edition / 25th Anniversary Edition • eBook PDF […]

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QUIETLY, GEORGIA BECOMES FOURTH STATE TO LEGALIZE PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE By Robert Rivas, General Counsel, Final Exit Network, Tallahassee, Florida ATLANTA, Georgia — Without fanfare, Georgia has become the fourth state in the United States to legalize physician-assisted suicide, the attorney general of Georgia disclosed in a brief before the Supreme Court of Georgia. Until now, […]

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Friday’s estate sale of Jack Kevorkian’s personal possessions included a variety of items, from his plastic hair comb (didn’t sell) to the initial design prototype for his Thanatron “death machine.” It had been estimated to sell for $100,000 to $200,000, but the highest bid was $65,000, said the auction firm handling the sale. Little of […]

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‘Final Exit’ was honored by the American Library Associations Top 100 List of Banned Books as one of the most frequently challenged books in America for 1990 – 1999. It came in at # 29. Ten years later, it remains on the list of most commonly-challenged books in the United States, according to the A […]

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On January 9, former Governor Booth Gardner filed the Washington State Death with Dignity Initiative with the Secretary of State. It is a replica of the successful and court-tested Oregon law. Joining Governor Gardner were Washington nurses, physicians, clergy, patient advocates, and family members who have faced difficult end-of-life decisions. Compassion & Choices (national), Compassion […]

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The 2008 conference of the World Federation of Right-to-Die Societies will be held in Paris from Oct 30 thru November 2 at the Hotel Concorde-Lafayette. More details will be announced here as we hear them from ADMD-France, the hosts. Literature at http://www.finalexit.org/ergo-store ————————–

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