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Karen Stern’s Final Exit October 29, 2007, Kingman, Arizona By Richard N. Côté / dickcote at earthlink.net Karen Stern, a vivacious 53-year-old, guitar-playing singer and writer of loopy, infectiously funny songs, died on the morning of October 29, 2007, in a motel in Kingman, Arizona. She had informed the front desk clerk about 7:00 a.m. […]

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George David Exoo was a free man Friday for the first time in four months. U.S. District Magistrate Judge Clarke VanDervort denied a request by the U.S. Attorney’s Office to extradite the former Beckley Unitarian minister to Ireland for his alleged role five years ago in assisting the suicide of a woman there. Exoo, 65, […]

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The judge in the extradition hearing concerning the Rev. George David Exoo will give his decision this coming Friday. October 26, 2007 The hearing will be at the federal building in Charleston, West Virginia. If the judge rules against Mr Exoo, he will be deported to Ireland to face criminal charges in Dublin alleging that […]

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The Associated Press reported: Assisted suicide research criticized: professor replies By William McCall, The Associated Press, October 1, 2007 PORTLAND – Doctor-assisted suicide in Oregon and The Netherlands does not result in more deaths among certain groups of terminally ill patients such as the poor or senior citizens, according to a controversial new study. The […]

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September 27, 2007 Dublin radio station 98FM wrote a new page in the history of Irish broadcasting. At 8:00 p.m., hosts Paul Connolly and Allison O’Reilly interviewed Derek Humphry, a distinguished journalist, founder of The Hemlock Society, and an international spokesman for the right-to-die movement. This episode of the call-in talk show, “The Inbox,” was […]

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Final Exit, Digital Edition 2007 (eBook PDF) The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying by Derek Humphry, founder of the Hemlock Society Revised 3rd edition in digital format, Updated July 2007 eBook PDF • 1MB • 214 pages ISBN 0-3853365-3-5 Price: $32.00 Brand NEW Digital Version of Final Exit, updated July 2007. […]

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I hear on good authority that the first steps towards having a citizens’ initiative vote in the state of WASHINGTON in November 2008 (at the time of the general and presidential election) have been taken towards a law permitting physician-assisted suicide for the dying. Concerned groups have just created a PAC called: “It’s My Decision […]

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Rev. George Exoo’s Extradition Verdict Delayed; Judge Deliberates Fine Points of International Extradition Law Beckley, West Virginia, USA Friday, August 17, 2007 After a lengthy presentation by lawyers prosecuting and defending The Reverend George David Exoo, a Unitarian minister, U.S. District Magistrate Judge R. Clarke VanDervort told all parties that it would take “at least […]

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The American supermarket tabloid the GLOBE in its 13 August issue, claims that the evangelist Tammy Faye Bakker, who had advanced cancer, hastened her own end with heroin. The Globe’s lengthy story begins:- Tammy Faye Suicide Mystery – Did She Deliberately Overdose? THE tragic death of Tammy Faye Bakker Messner is shrouded in mystery — […]

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In an 18 June 2007 interview with the German newspaper “TAZ”, Dr Uwe-Christian Arnold, a German urologist has openly come out and declared that he not only supports the concept of PAS (physician-assisted suicide) but that he has indeed practiced it, and intends to continue doing so in cases where certain eligibility criteria have been […]

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