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First child dies by euthanasia in Belgium

First child dies by euthanasia in Belgium | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
A terminally ill minor has become the first child to be euthanized in Belgium since age restrictions were lifted in the country two years ago, according to several sources.
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Brittany Maynard dying with dignity before cancer takes her life

Brittany Maynard dying with dignity before cancer takes her life | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Woman at center of right-to-die debate wanted to raise a family with her husband; now she'd just like to beat her cancer, at least until Nov. 1
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Holocaust Timeline: Nazi Euthanasia

Holocaust Timeline: Nazi Euthanasia | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
At The History Place - Part of the Holocaust Timeline.
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Cancer victim Chantal Sebire found dead at home

Cancer victim Chantal Sebire found dead at home | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
THE French woman who made headlines across the world due to her battle with a horrifying facial cancer has been found dead at her home today.
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Assisted suicide opens the door to grave abuses of elderly

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Legalizing assisted suicide in Canada could simply be a death sentence for already abused seniors...
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Euthanasia was the right decision for my wife - Washington Post

Euthanasia was the right decision for my wife - Washington Post | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Euthanasia was the right decision for my wifeWashington PostI was living in comfortable retirement with my wife, Mathilde, when, at the age of 71, she received a diagnosis of Waldenstrom's disease.
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Brittany Maynard's right-to-die movement continues - CBS News

Brittany Maynard's right-to-die movement continues - CBS News | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
California senate expected to vote on right-to-die legislation in the coming days; Maynard became face of the debate
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Sick Queensland woman considers move to Tasmania if euthanasia law passes

Sick Queensland woman considers move to Tasmania if euthanasia law passes | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
A sick Queensland woman may move interstate if Tasmania passes voluntary euthanasia laws.
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Husband avoids jail in voluntary euthanasia case - ABC Online

Husband avoids jail in voluntary euthanasia case - ABC Online | Euthanasia | Scoop.it

The Age Husband avoids jail in voluntary euthanasia case ABC Online The case of a man who was sentenced for the attempted murder of his sick wife has again shed light on the issue of voluntary euthanasia.

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Kevorkian Is Charged With Murder in Euthanasia Case

Kevorkian Is Charged With Murder in Euthanasia Case | Euthanasia | Scoop.it
Granting the wish of right-to-die advocate Jack Kevorkian, Michigan prosecutors charged the retired pathologist Wednesday with first-degree premeditated murder and with assisting in a suicide after...
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