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Statement by the Board of the Euthanasia Research and Guidance Organization (ERGO) ERGO is surprised and shocked by the arrests on 25 February 2009 of four members of the Final Exit Network for alleged assisted suicide. It is even more surprising that charges under the Rico laws for racketeering are involved. The Network is a […]

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The Manchester Evening News UK reported on 16 Feb 09: Coroner calls for ban on suicide manual Exclusive: John Scheerhout and Stan Miller A CORONER has called for a ban a suicide manual used by a Manchester club boss to kill himself. Nigel Meadows has written to the Home Secretary expressing concern about the book. […]

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Following Australia’s censorship ban on anything to do with euthanasia or assisted suicide appearing on the internet, I guessed that it was only a matter of time before a similar clamp-down would be tried elsewhere. Britain now appears to be the next target of the extreme right wingers. Prime Minister Brown has also spoken out […]

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Information for terminally ill or hopelessly physically ill, competent adults ‘Last Rights Publications’ in Canada went out of business, just after Final Exit 3rd edition was published. So ignore the information In Final Exit paperback page 140 about where to purchase the helium hood kit. (This out-of-date info is not in the April 2010 edition […]

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Quote: ‘Knowing how to die well not only makes life more enjoyable but ensures that it is more endurable towards the inevitable end.’ —-Derek Humphry. Founder Hemlock Society USA, author ‘Final Exit’

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The Adelaide Advertiser in Australia reported that a euthanasia method using a readily available gas was launched at a workshop in its city.  More than 80 people – mostly elderly – gathered at Fullerton Community Centre as Dr Philip Nitschke outlined methods to enable a reliable and quick death. This newspaper article stopped short of […]

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Take a look at this elegant web site by French choice-in-dying activist Jacqueline Jencquel, which is full — in two languages — of news, plus sharp pictures which load quickly. http://www.jacquelinejencquel.com —Derek Humphry 12/13/08

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Although I must declare an interest in this publication as I am mentioned in it, this booklet exposes an unusual glimpse into the inner workings of the progressive, investigative side of the worldwide euthanasia movement…who’s behind it, what advances it has made, who drove it, and so on.   Extremely well written by Richard Cote, […]

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New Booklet Profiles Developers of Gentle Ways to End Unendurable Lives IN A PERFECT WORLD, when life is coming to its natural end, most people would like to die peacefully, at home, surrounded by loving friends and family members. Sadly, this rarely happens anymore, and many die in extreme agony. Polls show that between 60% […]

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The story of the last few days around the young English rugby player who was paralysed after a game accident, and later chose assisted suicide in Switzerland, reminded me of a haunting experience I had in 1980. When I was at the world euthanasia conference in Oxford, UK, a young man in a wheelchair approached […]

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