Assisted Suicide Or A Show Of Love?

Alan Purdy, 88, sat by while his beloved Margaret, 84 and in unrelieved pain, killed herself. San Diego County authorities arrested him, but the issue is tough for everyone involved.SAN MARCOS, Calif. —When paramedics arrived at the Purdy home March 20, Margaret was seated in her favorite chair in the living room.

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  • UK researchers confirm worrying increase in 'suicide tourism' - Times of India
    'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland doubles - CNN
    08/21/2014 - 10:31 am | View Link
  • Canadian Medical Association softens stance on assisted suicide - Globe and Mail
    ... saying doctors should not participate in euthanasia or assisted suicide, is substantially ... (By contrast, polls show that about 70 per cent ...
    08/19/2014 - 8:30 am | View Link
  • Teen Wolf's Risky Cast Changes, Under Review - Gawker
    ... a coterie of assassins to clear out the show's ... That most of the fandom has glamorized her after an assisted suicide in season 2 is less ...
    08/18/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
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    Iraq Fighting Is Driving Weapons Prices Through the Roof - Time
    08/18/2014 - 10:34 am | View Link
  • When a friend asks to die, heart and head conflict - Stars and Stripes
    My friend would not have been a candidate for physician-assisted suicide had it been legal in ... appeared in The Washington Post. Show Comments
    08/18/2014 - 8:19 am | View Link
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  • Letter: N.J. assisted suicide proposal ignores wrong diagnoses of terminal illness
    Studies show that diagnoses of terminal illness are very often wrong ... it’s important to remember that legalizing assisted suicide offers no second chances. No supposed “safeguard” can protect patients from deciding to die based on a faulty ...
    08/24/2014 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • B.C. grandma with early dementia kills herself, pushes for assisted suicide in media
    But opponents of assisted suicide expressed fears that Bennet’s high-profile suicide, and her push for legalization, show little consideration for the disabled or the damage legalized assisted suicide would cause. “At a deep level, this would corrupt ...
    08/22/2014 - 8:15 am | View Link
  • One in five foreign visitors to Swiss assisted-suicide clinics are Britons
    Amongst the Britons, who endorse assisted suicide, is veteran broadcaster and high-profile journalist, Jeremy Paxman. During his debut comedy show at the internationally renowned Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Paxman said he bore “no objection” to the act.
    08/21/2014 - 5:05 am | View Link
  • Assisted suicide is not legal, not the answer
    Assisted suicide is not legal. The “treatment” of suicide As part ... After Wagner’s death, Compassion & Choices stepped forward to show its true colors. Specifically, its president, Barbara Coombs Lee, published an opinion in Oregon’s largest ...
    08/21/2014 - 5:00 am | View Link
  • Women 40% more likely to choose assisted suicide
    Because this study is one element of a 30-year long research project, the authors said it will show whether suicide tourists suffer more often from non-end stage disease than Swiss residents or if non terminal disease is increasing in all cases.
    08/20/2014 - 1:42 pm | View Link
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    For years, doctors have been prohibited from assisting patients in taking their own lives. Dr. Jack Kevorkian gained world attention by assisting in several suicides ...
    09/1/2014 - 2:57 am | View Website
  • Why Assisted Suicide Must Not Be Legalized
    Why Assisted Suicide Must Not Be Legalized. Marilyn Golden. Policy Analyst. Prologue. In 1999, faced with a bill in the California legislature to legalize assisted ...
    09/1/2014 - 12:05 am | View Website
  • Montanans Against Assisted Suicide
    As part of our litigation with the board, we also obtained an affidavit from Dr. Ken Stevens, of Oregon, which is one of the few states in which assisted suicide is ...
    08/31/2014 - 8:30 pm | View Website
  • Assisted Suicide
    We all must take a skeptical look and acknowledge the role that money and power play in end-of- life decisions, and how assisted suicide is being used by some health ...
    08/31/2014 - 4:27 pm | View Website
  • Assisted suicide
    Assisted suicide is suicide committed with the aid of another person, sometimes a physician. The term is often used interchangeably with physician-assisted suicide ...
    08/30/2014 - 2:27 pm | View Website
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