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The original publication of Final Exit in 1991 stunned the nation by offering people with terminal illness a choice on how–and when–to end their suffering. It helped thousands by giving clear instructions to doctors, nurses, and families on how to handle a patient’s request for euthanasia. In the wake of court cases and legislative mandates, […]

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The Hastings Center has announced a significant research project: ‘Dementia and the Ethics of Choosing When to Die’ will focus on basic issues surrounding an individual’s ability to exercise end of life choices when suffering from dementia. Here’s a one significant paragraph extract from the announcement: In 2018, 5.7 million Americans were living with dementia. […]

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BETTER SELF-DELIVERANCE INFORMATION ERGO has updated and improved its top selling edocument “How To Make Your Own Inert Gas Hood Kit” by Derek Humphry © Available only as a digital download pdf at www.finalexit.org/ergo-store Save it to your computer; print one copy. It is clearer and better illustrated than the previous edocument, but if you […]

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Do you want to leave after 90 years? Interesting argument developing in the UK (See report below.) This has also been a debate in the Netherlands. …….. On April 16 Michael Irwin gave a talk at the Cornerstone Centre, in Brighton and Hove, a city on the south coast of the UK, on – ‘When […]

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By Derek Humphry What’s in a word? Is saying ‘suicide’ as in ‘assisted suicide’ preferable, or is it better to use an euphemism like ‘assisted dying’? From the start in l980 we at the Hemlock Society always bluntly called the medical helping to die procedures ‘physician-assisted suicide’ and, when carried out alone, ‘self-deliverance’. We stressed […]

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Amazon.com ranking for “Final Exit’ on 02/13/2019 : Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #18,411 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #1 in Books > Law > Health & Medical Law > Right to Die #1 in Books > Law > Estate Planning > Living Wills #41 in Books > Politics & Social Sciences > Sociology […]

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TARGETING VULNERABLE TEENAGERS Be advised that there are some web sites which are stealing bits of genuine information from reputed ‘right-to-die’ organizations (such as ERGO, Final Exit, Exit International, Exit Scotland) and telling teenagers — notably in the UK — how to commit suicide. Google is good about removing these offensives web sites once it […]

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The State of Oklahoma has decided in future to use the inert gas nitrogen for judicial executions of condemned prisoners. It has not yet done so (09/2018). The Attorney-General commissioned an inquiry into the effectiveness of nitrogen from three academics at East Central University. In a report covering 300 pages sent to the Oklahamo Department […]

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Looking for the FINAL EXIT NETWORK ? The Network offers education and exit guide services FREE to any member, no matter where they are located. Click here: www.finalexitnetwork.org The distinction: The F E Network took its name from Derek Humphry’s 1991 best-selling book ‘Final Exit’. Updatd 2018 edition obtainable at www.finalexit.org/ergo-store The two nonprofit organizations […]

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A great worker for a long time in the right-to-die movement, JIM CHASTAIN, brought his life to an end on his 92nd birthday. He wrote this note, which son emailed next day. Jim wrote: Quote: To paraphrase Bilbo Baggins – [Tolkien character] Today is my 92nd birthday. Alas, 92 is far too short a time […]

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