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Web ReporterA group of protesters unhappy about our state's year-old assisted suicide law lined the sidewalk in front of the UW Medical Center today, on the first anniversary of Washington's Death With Dignity Act. Organizers held what they called a "Supportive Care...
Web ReporterSixty-three suicide prescriptions were dispensed during the first nine months of Washington state's "death with dignity" act and at least 36 people used that lethal dose of medicine to end their lives, state officials said Thursday. The prescriptions for...
Show TrackerWhen he agreed to play Jack Kevorkian in the HBO movie âYou Donât Know Jack,â Al Pacino was not just taking on a living person who is familiar to many of us from the nightly news. He was also slipping......
KTLA NewsLONDON -- A veteran British TV reporter has claimed on the air that he used a pillow to smother a lover who was dying of AIDS, adding a startling contribution to the country's debate on mercy killing. The Nottinghamshire Police force said it would...
Show TrackerIn Thursday night's "Grey's Anatomy" episode, "Suicide is Painless," we got a long-overdue glimpse into Owen and Teddy's army deployment. We've always been aware of Owen's severe post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms, but they were put on the back...
I'VE ALWAYS BELIEVED that someday there will be a Jack Kevorkian postage stamp. Granted, it will be a first-class stamp that costs $3; that's how far into the future we're talking. But considering we've already had a Richard Nixon stamp, who says you need...
Tags: Van Nuys, Murder, Crime, Law and Justice, Death, Suicide
The recent arrests of four members of the Final Exit Network in Georgia have drawn more national attention to the issue of assisted suicide. According to The Times' March 23 editorial, "Sense and suicide," the organization has been involved in about 200...
Looking for help with doing yourself in? Eager to provide it, with few questions asked, is the Final Exit Network, a formerly obscure Illinois-based activist group that made national headlines last month when four of its members were arrested on charges...
Tags: Death, Crime, Law and Justice, Oregon, Insurance, Surgery
Contrary to an Aug. 11 Times editorial, AB 2747 is a legally confused solution to non-existent problems that opens the way to doctor-assisted suicide. This legislation is not cut and dry; rather, it raises substantive policy questions relating to...
The Associated PressJack Kevorkian said Tuesday he has a new mission to educate and inform the masses about their rights as citizens following his release from prison. ``My new mission is not assisted suicide,'' Kevorkian, 79, said during his first news conference since...
Tags: Death, Crime, Law and Justice, Punishment, Murder, Lou Gehrig
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