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for Swedish readers: RTVD, the Swedish Right to Die Society, published its Bulletinen nr 71, Oktober 2012. The Bulletinen holds articles on:
The Dutch Life End Clinic ("Stichting Levenseinde Kliniek", further to be called SLK) at a conference in The Hague (see International Congress on the "Levenseindekliniek" in the Netherlands) revealed the experiences of the first half year of their existence.
The Economist - a widely read, well researched and renowned magazine - published two articles on the right to die, as a result of the forthcoming elections in the USA and the referendum in Massachusetts on November 6, 2012, and worth reading.
The World Right to Die Day (November 2), organised since Paris WF Congress in 2008, this year 2012 celebrated in 4 countries:
In November Final Exit Network, USA, published its Newsletter, volume 11, no 4.
On November 6, 2012 - jointly with the USA presidential elections - voters in Massachusetts will have the opportunity to speak up and make Massachusetts the third USA state with an assisted dying law, through voting YES in favour of the Death with Dignity Initiative. Recently a poll conducted by Suffolk University and 7News showed that 64 % will say YES (27% NO). The wording in the poll was the same as what will appear on the November ballot form.
Gloria Taylor of Westbank, BC, Canada died on October 4, 2012. Diagnosed in 2009 with ALS—a fatal degenerative disease, Gloria died suddenly and unexpectedly in Kelowna General Hospital, due to an infection. Gloria will be remembered for her courageous participation in a landmark constitutional court case for the right to die with the assistance of a doctor. She won a special right to receive court authorization for either physician assisted suicide or euthanasia.
EXIT Suisse Romande published its September 2012 Newsletter no 57