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Second reading of UK Patient (Assisted Dying) Bill (6th June 2003)
Aug 20, 1970

Future notice: On 6th June a Patient (Assisted Dying) Bill will proceed to its second reading in the House of Lords.

Crisis Site
Aug 20, 1970

From the About.com Depression guide. If you are considering suicide, go here now.

Federal judge temporarily blocks Ashcroft directive on assisted suicide
Aug 20, 1970

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a new federal directive intended to thwart Oregon's assisted suicide law.

Parliamentary Commission set up as Doctor claims responsibility for Vincent Humbert’s death
Aug 20, 1970

On 26th September Vincent Humbert died after his mother Marie Humbert injected a lethal dose of barbiturates into his intravenous drip. Four days later, his doctor claimed responsibility for his death. The publicity that has ensued from the case of Vincent Humbert has revitalised national debate on the subject of mercy-killing and prompted the French National Assembly to set up a Commission to investigate issues relating to the ‘end of life’.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Physician Assisted Suicide Cases
Aug 20, 1970

Historical Account of how courts have ruled in euthanasia cases.

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