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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 […]

September 15, 2021

BMA Drops Opposition to physician-assisted dying

BMA Drops Opposition to physician-assisted dying – Press Statement We represent doctors and medical students who, like the wider public, hold a wide range of views on physician-assisted dying. On 14 September 2021 our policy-making body (the representative body) voted in favour of a motion changing the BMA’s policy from opposition to a change in […]

September 5, 2021

Stop Euthanasia & Make Way for Assisted Suicide

Wim Graafland, Medisch Contact

Stop Euthanasia & make way for Assisted Suicide by Wim Graafland Graafland was a general practitioner for over thirty years and now looks back on his experiences with  euthanasia. He concludes that the central position of doctors at the end of life is unnecessary and must  make way for assisted suicide, without an active physician […]

August 29, 2021

Exit Submission to Australian Senate Committee

Committee Secretary Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee PO Box 6100 Parliament House Canberra ACT 2600 29 August 2021 Dear Colleagues Please accept the below as my submission to your Committee in regard to why the Northern Territory (Self-Government) Act 1978 should remove Section 50A in its entirety. As I understand it, the purpose of […]

August 24, 2021

Exit dog Henny dies peacefully at home

The Exit tagline ‘I’d rather die like a dog’ became especially poignant recently with the death of 12-year old Henny Penny, a Jack Russell x who was known and loved by many in the Exit community. Four years ago, Henny was diagnosed with heart valve failure; a common condition in small dogs. The diagnosis gave […]

August 22, 2021

The printable coffin of ‘Doctor Death’

El Mundo, Benjamin G Rosado

The Printable Coffin of ‘Doctor Death’, the Australian Guru of Euthanasia “It’s not for sale, but anyone can print it out at home and assemble it by following the instructions,” says Nitschke. He presented it in 2019 at the Venice Biennale and several people, he says, have been interested from Spain in his futuristic sarcophagus […]

August 15, 2021

All options need to be exhausted before considering euthanasia

The Malta Independent, Shona Berger

All options need to be exhausted before considering euthanasia for Malta, according to Professor of Family Medicine and Bioethics Pierre Mallia. Before Malta considers passing legislation on euthanasia, there needs to be an improvement in palliative care, Professor of Family Medicine and Bioethics Pierre Mallia told The Malta Independent on Sunday. “It would be tragic […]