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By Derek Humphry By far the worst and most wrenching dilemma in the field of a person’s right to choose to die involves victims of Alzheimer’s Disease. Once the disease has got hold, are they ever able to make a decision about ending their life? Suicide is not a crime, but assistance in the act […]

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A maker of Darvon and Darvocet has agreed to take the products off the market because the drugs increase the risk for serious abnormal heart rhythms, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced. Darvon, which contains the active ingredient propoxyphene, has been on the U.S. market for more than 50 years and was developed by […]

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ERGO now has a website where librarians can order their free copy of ‘Final Exit’

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FEAR FACTORY’s latest radio single, “Final Exit”, made impact at hard rock/metal stations nationwide. The song is expected to follow the success of earlier singles “Powershifter” and “Fear Campaign”. Lyrically, “Final Exit” draws attention to the much criticized and sensitive issue of self-deliverance as introduced in the 1992 book** by Derek Humphry, founder of the […]

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Go to this link to see an announcement of an interesting new book which deals with hastened death by choice and its impact on the whole family. ‘Imperfect Endings: A daughter’s tale of life and death’ by Zoe Fitzgerald Carter. Worth reading. Copy and paste this URL to see the publisher’s blurb. http://books.simonandschuster.com/Imperfect-Endings/Zoe-FitzGerald-Carter/9781439148242

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This is an extract from a very interesting article in the March issue of ‘Atlanta’ magazine which is well worth reading. Extract: If the right-to-die movement has a bible, it would be a 220-page book first published in 1991 and now in its third edition. Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for […]

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It is not an attempt to start any kind of “organization” or to solicit any money for any reason. “It’s just a personal conviction of ours,” McKay said. We paid for it out of our own pockets.”

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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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You can view a list of my books, from l972 through 2008, at this Amazon site: http://www.amazon.com/-/e/B000AQ1V2K Also, my memoir “Good Life, Good Death” is now on Kindle or at the ERGO Bookstore

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Liberty and Death A manifesto concerning an individual’s right to choose to die In a spirit of compassion for all, this manifesto proclaims that every competent adult has the incontestable right to humankind’s ultimate civil and personal liberty –- the right to die in a manner and at a time of their own choosing. Whereas […]

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