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May 19, 2022

NSW becomes the last Australian State to allow euthanasia

The Guardian, Michael McGowan and Tamsin Rose

NSW passes voluntary assisted dying laws after marathon upper house debate   Dee Hilton already knows how she would like the end of her life to look. She imagines a glass of champagne with her siblings (“just a little bit for me”) and time with her children and grandchildren – the ones who are “old […]

May 7, 2022

With Artificial Intelligence Assisted Suicide is Ripe for Disruption

Neo.life, Stav Dimitropoulos

NeoLife reports that with With Artificial Intelligence Assisted Suicide is Ripe for Disruption. Now that she is semi-retired, Sally Curlewis, 73, from New South Wales, Australia, works in retail a couple of mornings a week and spends her afternoons taking care of her five grandchildren. She jokes that her husband of 52 years loves the […]

April 30, 2022

Dutch Mark 20 Years of Euthanasia

Agence France Presse

Dutch Mark 20 Years of Euthanasia reports Agence France Presse & Voice of America Golden butterflies adorn the walls of the Netherland’s only euthanasia expertise center, put up in remembrance of thousands of patients who have chosen to die with dignity over the past two decades. Situated in a leafy upmarket suburb of The Hague, […]

April 7, 2022

The Girl from Plainville: when texting becomes encouragement

The Independent, Rachel Sharp

The Girl from Plainville: when texting becomes encouragement tells the story of the suicide in 2014 of 18-year-old Conrad Roy III. The Independent writes that his phone revealed texts from 17-year-old Michelle Carter urging him to take his own life. Eight years on, the victim’s family is worried that new Hulu series ‘The Girl from […]

April 3, 2022

Deaths of Arizona Sisters Spark War Over Assisted Suicide

The Daily Beast, Barbie Latza Nadeau

When the friends and family of Lila Ammouri, 54, and Susan Frazier, 49, found out that the Arizona sisters had died by high-priced assisted suicide in Switzerland in early February, emotions ranged from rage to dismay. How could it be that two healthy, affluent health-care professionals—Ammouri a doctor, Frazier a registered nurse—could go to such […]

April 1, 2022

Oregon ends residency rule for medically assisted suicide

Associated Press, GENE JOHNSON

Oregon ends residency rule for medically assisted suicide and so will no longer require people to be residents of the state to use its law allowing terminally ill people to receive lethal medication, after a lawsuit challenged the requirement as unconstitutional, reports Associated Press. In a settlement filed in U.S. District Court in Portland on […]