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Re tv program “Reverend Death” on Channel 4, UK, tonight Monday, May 19, at 10 pm Two clips from the film are already on the Channel 4 web site: http://www.channel4.com/video/reverend-death/series-1/. The video is best seen with Internet Explorer Clip #2 tells how Exoo and Thomas were going to become “assisted suicidemartyrs” if they felt they […]

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Chronology of Right-to-Die Events During the 20th Century and into the Millenium, 1906 – 2008 This chronology has been revised and updated and well worth a look, and a bookmark, for future reference. Visit http://www.finalexit.org/more.html —

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Two weeks ago the leader of the right to life movement in Oregon attacked in the Register-Guard (Eugene) the Oregon Death With Dignity Act, which permits physician-assisted suicide, on the grounds that in 2007 not a single patient who wanted a hastened death had been sent for psychological evaluation. The law says this must be […]

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Following the loss of her father earlier this year, Sharon Osbourne has made her own end-of-life plans, reports MSNBC.com. She and husband Ozzy have decided to choose their own ends should a mentally degenerative disease afflict either of them. ”I saw my father suffer from the day he came back into my life in 2002 […]

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Detailed illustrated advice on how to bring terminal suffering to a peaceful, nonviolent end. This video produced by journalist and author Derek Humphry, is a great companion to his book ‘Final Exit.’ Humphry, who founded the original Hemlock Society, provided the direction and spoken voice in this video adaptation of his famous ‘how-to’ book which […]

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Compassion & Choices of Oregon’s client, Lovelle Svart, continues to blaze new trails as an articulate spokesperson for individual choice at the end of life. You will recall that Lovelle is a 62 year old unique lady who is dying from lung cancer. She was one of the intervenors in the US Supreme Court case […]

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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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At the 14th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, April 19-29, 2007 in Toronto they are presenting the World Premiere of “The Suicide Tourist”, a powerful film that examines the controversial Swiss non-profit Dignitas, the only organization providing access to legal-assisted suicide for everyone, regardless of nationality, through two intimate and compelling stories of an […]

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The right to die: ‘Final Exit’ DVD version, released earlier this year, is now available in VHS format. ‘Final Exit’ on VHS, adapted from the bestselling book by Derek Humphry, is update of previous 2000 VHS version. Shipping Now! • $25 + shipping Available only thru the ERGO-Store. Not available in bookstores. 2006 VHS (update […]

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EXIT, le droit de mourir (the right to die) was announced the winner of the 5th EBU Golden Link Award by Jean Réveillon, Secretary General of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), during the Sunny Side of the Doc in Marseilles, France last week. As the leading co-production partner, the Swiss French-speaking channel TSR, represented by […]

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