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Belgian ADMD published its fourth quater 2016 Newsletter nr 142 (in French). Read it here.
On March 7, the Hawaii State Senate passed SB 1129 with a 22 to 3 vote. The SB 1129 is the Hawaii Death with Dignity Act, allowing terminally ill residents of Hawaii to make their own end-of-life decision to die with dignity.
Australian Go Gentle published its March 2017 newsletter. Read it here.
9 days from today Dutch Parliamentary elections will take place. The topic of assisted suicide for elderly people who consider their lives completed is highly discussed and has become an election topic.
Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act (DWDA) allows terminally-ill adult Oregonians to obtain and use prescriptions from their physicians for self-administered, lethal doses of medications. Every year, the Oregon Public Health Division collects compliance information and issues a report. February 10th 2017, the data summary for 2016 was published.
Read here the most recent Final Exit Network's Newsletter Winter 2017.
The review period for Congress to disapprove of the Washington, D.C. Death with Dignity Act has expired. The D.C. assisted suicide law has come into effect on the 18th of February.
Japan Society JSDD published its Newsletter nr 164. Read the excerpt here.
President Trump has chosen Neil Gorsuch as his Supreme Court nominee. Gorsuch is a strong critic of assisted suicide. The Supreme Court is the highest federal court of the United States. In the legal system of the United States, the Supreme Court is the final interpreter of federal
Next week it's the Dutch ‘Week van de Euthanasie’ (Week of Euthanasia). This is a yearly event, organised by the Dutch Right-to-Die society (NVVE) since 2012.