The newest Death with Dignity law, the Colorado End of Life Options Act, went into effect 17 December 2016, after Governor Hickenlooper signed it into law. Colorado thus becomes the 5th state with an assisted dying statute. Qualified terminally ill Coloradans may now legally request and obtain medication to hasten their death.
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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 […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Blogroll, Derek Humphry, Dignitas, Euthanasia, Final Exit, Final Exit Network, Hemlock, Opinion Pieces, physician-assisted suicide, right to die, RTD News, RTD Organizations, Self-Deliverance, Self-directed death on Jul 23rd, 2016
https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/euthanasia-pro-and-con/id1132910035?mt=2 Podcast by ” Euthanasia: Pro and Con ” on iTunes 1 Episode 4. Derek Humphry: author of Final Exit, the handbook Derek Humphry an American journalist, author 7/21/2016 Free View In iTunes 2 Ep.3. Margaret Somerville: Professor, McGill University Margaret Somerville is a Samuel Gale Professor 7/9/2016 Free View In iTunes 3 Episode 2. […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Derek Humphry, Dignitas, Euthanasia, Final Exit, Final Exit Network, physician-assisted suicide, right to die, RTD News, Self-Deliverance, Self-directed death, Suicide (rational) on Jul 22nd, 2016
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
SWISS ATTITUDES TO DYING Interest in choosing how and when to die has risen dramatically of late. More than 1,200 people underwent an assisted suicide in Switzerland last year, over a third more than in the previous year. In 2014, 742 people (320 men and 422 women) chose an assisted suicide, according to the Federal […]
The Supreme Court of New Mexico has ruled that terminally ill New Mexicans do not have a constitutionally protected right to enlist a doctor’s help to end their lives. Justice Edward L. Chavez wrote in his opinion, released 06.29.16, that the court recognized the “magnitude and importance of the very personal desire of a terminally […]
The Canadian government has rejected a proposed Senate amendment that would make it easier for Canadians to get medical help to end their lives. Health Minister Jane Philpott and Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced Thursday that the government will accept most of the seven amendments the Senate approved to their controversial assisted-death bill, known as […]
Persons thinking of purchasing for self-deliverance from a terminal illness the barbiturate Nembutal over the Internet from places like Mexico, China, Peru and so on, should note this: Interpol is intercepting emails between purchasers and the sellers and then informing local police that the recipient is a suicide risk. Then there is a ‘wellness call’ […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Books, death, Derek Humphry, Euthanasia, Final Exit, Hemlock, Opinion Pieces, People in the News, physician-assisted suicide, right to die, RTD News, Self-Deliverance, Self-directed death, Suicide (rational) on Feb 17th, 2016
You probably saw this in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review. Interesting that Final Exit included in the 5 most significant books in the last 50 years on the subject: ‘The Good Death,’ ‘When Breath Becomes Air’ and More By ANDREW SOLOMON FEB. 8, 2016 Death goes in and out of fashion. The topic lingers […]
Posted in Assisted dying, Assisted Suicide, Dead, death, Derek Humphry, Euthanasia, Film/TV/Radio, Hemlock, Mercy Killing, physician-assisted suicide, Politics/Law, right to die, RTD News, RTD Organizations, Self-Deliverance, Self-directed death, Suicide (rational) on Feb 17th, 2016
The program on international euthanasia which the VICE organization has been making for the last year will appear on HBO this Friday evening, February 19, 2016 VICE airs on Friday nights at 11:00 PM ET/PT immediately following Real Time with Bill Maher. Some HBO channels at 8.30 pm. TITLE : The Right to Die From […]