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May 21, 2022

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese & Voluntary Euthanasia

Anthony Albanese is Australia’s new Prime Minister and Exit congratulates him on his election. The Backstory about Anthony Albanese & the Right to Die On 22 September 1996, Darwin man Bob Dent became the first person in the world to receive a legal, lethal, voluntary injection under the Rights of the Terminally Ill Act of […]

May 20, 2022

Council of State says Completed Life Euthanasia Proposal needs more safeguards against misuse

NL Times

The Dutch Council of State says Completed life euthanasia proposal needs more safeguards against misuse reports the NL Times. The Council of State believes that the bill for euthanasia at the end of a full life is not yet good enough. It needs more safeguards to establish that people are really eligible for euthanasia, the […]

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 […]

May 1, 2022

Exitorial: The Power of the Written Word in the Michelle Carter Case

Exitorial: The Power of the Written Word in the Michelle Carter Case Michelle Carter was only 17 years old, a year younger than her 18 year old boyfriend Conrad Roy, when she wrote sent the text messages that would later frame the rest of her life. ‘Get back in the fucking truck’ she infamously wrote, […]

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May 1, 2022

Sarco goes to Poland

Wyborcza.pl

The Sarco goes to Poland to feature in a new play that debates end of life rights. It stands on the base, which is connected to the socket with an ordinary charger, like a laptop. Then some elements of the housing begin to glow. At first glance, the whole thing looks like a bobsleigh. Or […]

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 27, 2022

Emmanuel Macron suggests a will and a way on euthanasia

Le Monde, Béatrice Jérôme

Le Monde reports that Emmanuel Macron suggests a will and a way on euthanasia. The president promised a citizens’ convention on euthanasia and says he favors the Belgian model. His opponent Marine Le Pen does not want to modify the current law. Although it was not a topic broached during the televised debate on Wednesday, […]