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October 17, 2021

The right of older people to decide for themselves

Huib Drion, NRC

The right of older people to decide for themselves by Huib Drion – published in NRC, 19 October 1991 Dutch Title: ‘Het zelfgewilde einde van oudere mensen’ There is no doubt in my mind that many old people would find great peace of mind if they had a means at their disposal to end life […]

October 16, 2021

Erika Preisig speaks out

Swiss Info

As a doctor and president of assisted suicide organisation Lifecircle, Erika Preisig speaks out saying ‘I don’t want to kill anybody’ in this recent interview. Erika Preisig says she has been helping patients, including foreigners, to die. She is also one of the advocates of legalising assisted suicide in other countries. We asked her why. […]

September 19, 2021

Sandy Morris Challenges California Law

Lisa Krieger, Mercury News

Sandy Morris Challenges California Law – But How? Sandy Morris challenges California law because when found out she would die of ALS, she resolved that she would bravely, peacefully and legally end her own life, surrounded by her beloved family and views of the Sierra Nevada. California’s End of Life Option Act requires that people […]

September 17, 2021

How voluntary assisted dying will work in Queensland

How voluntary assisted dying will work in Queensland The ABC reports that Queensland Parliament has voted to legalise voluntary assisted dying (VAD), although it will still be some time before the laws take effect. So who is eligible and what will be involved? Can doctors conscientiously object and what about access in a faith-based aged […]

July 20, 2021

Dutch Public Prosecutor Takes Issue with Euthanasia Assessments

Dutch News in English

Dutch Public Prosecutor Takes Issue with Euthanasia Assessments- Rinus Otte – is the cause of the fact that the public prosecution department and regional euthanasia review committees which monitor compliance are embroiled in a dispute about the rules for carrying out euthanasia in the Netherlands, newspaper Trouw reported on Tuesday, citing confidential correspondence. The dispute, […]

July 18, 2021

New Mexico Erases Barriers to Medical Aid to Dying

Medscape, Roxanne Nelson

Medscape reports how New Mexico Erases Some Barriers to Medical Aid to Dying A new law that allows medical aid in dying (MAID) as an option for terminally ill, mentally capable adults went into effect last month in New Mexico. New Mexico is the 10th state (plus one jurisdiction) to have such a law, but […]