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Death with Dignity National Center reports on the release of data from a survey on Americans' attitudes about end-of-life care and options. The report (Pew) can be found here. It compares the results with these of 1995 and 2005. The blog of DWDNC
The original idea for a House of Lords reading of Lord Falconers' Bill in October this year, got moved to (possibly) June 2014 due to Parliamentary timetables. Actual month and date are not yet known.
Canadian Broadcasting (CBC-TV's News Network) has been airing an interesting nationwide series on end-of-life decisions.
The series can be seen on the interactive site of CBC by clicking here.
Thursday November 14, 2014, Margo MacDonald has launched her new Members Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill. She hosted together with Patrick Harvie MSP the official launch in the MacDonald Holyrood Hotel. Also attending will be MSP's representing all of the political parties at Holyrood, Sylvan Luley from DIGNITAS, Switzerland, as well as GP’s, Humanist Celebrants, lawyers and other assisted death campaigners.
Australia's New South Wales Society publishes news on their Blog. The link can be found here.
Claudia Carr, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Hertfordshire suggests the introduction of a new tribunal style system will provide the opportunity for each case to be assessed on its merits, and giving each patient the dignity to die when they choose. She said:
Final Exit published its fall 2-013 (November) Newsletter in a new format and with new colours! Go and see it here. Did you note their new address?
Swedish RTVD publishes its October 2013 magazine RTVD Bulletinen no 74. (Swedish language only) . The editor summarizes the content as follows: the main article is a story concerning a suicide of an elderly lady, who was not terminally ill, but had a number of various ailments, a body weakened by age and lived a very lonely life. The story tells of the impact this suicide made upon relatives and
This month November the South Australian Parliament will - again - have the opportunity to discuss a new Private Member's Bill (Hon. Bob Such) Ending Life with Dignity (No2) Bill 2013 Bill. It is a last chance before elections next year. SAVES continues to emphasize the importance of the passing of this Bill - see their Media Release.