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Hemlock Society of San Diego, USA published its March 2013 Newsletter recently, to be seen here.
Final Exit Network, host for the 2014 World Federation of Right to Die Societies Meeting, has published a Press Release. See for more information the Announcement at the top of this WF homepage.
The editor of Right to Die Canada's Newsletter recently sent the publication of the 2012 Newsletter(s), with apologies for the delay.
She wrote and asked me to publish:
The Humanist Foundation of Québec (FHQ) and the Humanist Association of Québec (AHQ)presented the Humanist Award 2013 to the Quebec Association for the Right to Die in Dignity (AQDMD). The AQDMD is the first recipient of this award, created this year and consisting of a $ 5,000 grant. The World Federation congratulates AQDMD and its President Hélène Bolduc with this prize and is proud of having AQDMD in its membership.
MONTRÉAL, le 21 mars 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - La Fondation humaniste du Québec (FHQ) et l'Association humaniste du Québec (AHQ) ont remis aujourd'hui le Prix humaniste 2013 à l'Association québécoise pour le droit de mourir dans la dignité (AQDMD).
L'AQDMD est le premier récipiendaire de ce prix créé cette année et constitué d'une bourse de 5000$. « Le Prix humaniste du Québec récompense des personnes ou des organismes qui s'illustrent dans la promotion des valeurs humanistes et de la pensée critique au Québec, précise Édouard Boily, président de la FHQ. Nous espérons que cette bourse stimulera l'affirmation des idéaux de l'humanisme séculier qui sont un gage de démocratie et d'émancipation.»
On March 8th, 9th, and 10th, ICM (a national organization which does extensive research for the British media) conducted telephone and online opinion polls throughout the UK. As in previous years, this poll was commissioned by the Society for Old Age Rational Suicide (SOARS). In the telephone poll (of 1,002 adults), 78 percent agreed that a mentally competent adult,
HASTINGS, Minnesota FEN Press Release, March 23, 2013
A judge dismissed all charges against former Final Exit Network president Ted Goodwin, who was charged last year with ‘advising, encouraging or assisting’ in the ‘suicide’ of a member. Doreen Dunn, 57, exited in 2007. Goodwin was not involved in Dunn’s self-deliverance. He was charged with a felony and a misdemeanour solely because he was president of Final Exit Network at the time.
The "Autumn" Newsletter (March, 2013) of Dying with Dignity NSW can be downloaded here.