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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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‘Final Exit’ third edition, including the Addendum, and completely up-to-date, has been available for digital download eBook since 2007. Easy to read type, and amply illustrated. The gold standard in ‘how-to’ books, sold over a million in 12 languages. Visit www.finalexit.org/ergo-store –Derek Humphry, Oregon

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Derek Humphry, journalist and author, founder of the Hemlock Society USA, has written a memoir of his life in England during World War 11, his career in journalism on the London Sunday Times and the Los Angeles Times, and how he came to launch Hemlock. Author of five books on euthanasia, this is a gutsy […]

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More than half of Americans would rather die than live with a severe disability, according to a survey, Reuters reports. In the online poll commissioned by Disaboom, a Web site and social network for people affected by disabilities, 52 percent of the 1,000 “nationally represented” adults chose death over losing the ability to live an […]

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The ERGO Listserv is a moderated news list about events world-wide concerning right-to-die issues, chiefly assisted suicide of the terminally and hopelessly ill. Digest only; not necessarily issued every day. No charge is made for this service. Please give this List a sustained trial. Moderator: Derek Humphry NEW list info address: http://www.lists.opn.org/mailman/listinfo/right-to-die_lists.opn.org

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Good Life, Good Death (eBook PDF) Memoir of how a writer became an euthanasia advocate by Derek Humphry Founder of the Hemlock Society (1980-2003) Author of Final Exit NEW! Published May 21, 2008 $12.00 (PDF eBook) • 2008 Not available in paperback 321 pages • 19 chapters with photos http://www.finalexit.org/ergo-store ISBN 978-0-9768283-3-4 Born in England, […]

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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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The ultimate \’how-to\’ guide book Available at www.finalexit.org/ergo store In paperback or digital download

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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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