Category Archives: final exit network

NDY Protests the World Federation Conference – From My Vantage Point

Not Dead Yet and other disability rights activists from around the U.S. and Canada held a three-day protest vigil at an international assisted suicide and euthanasia conference held in Chicago last week, hosted by the U.S. group Final Exit Network.   Some of the first day’s events, including an opening rally, were covered here.  We plan … Continue reading NDY Protests the World Federation Conference – From My Vantage Point

Chicago NDY Protest of International Pro-Euthanasia Conference – Day 1

Yesterday, September 18th, was the first day of NDY’s protest and vigil at the World Federation of Right to Die Societies Conference. I’m pushed for time this morning, so this will be brief. I’ll post more here later today. There were many speakers opening up the protest yesterday in Chicago (full list to come) – … Continue reading Chicago NDY Protest of International Pro-Euthanasia Conference – Day 1

Guest Blog by W. Carol Cleigh: Not Paying Attention

Anyone who thinks that the so called ‘right-to-die’ isn’t a loaded gun aimed right at the heads of disabled people simply isn’t paying attention. A cursory perusal on-line of such organizations as Compassion & Choices, Ergo and Final Exit Network yield a plethora of examples. Compassion & Choices has a long-term disabled man demanding the … Continue reading Guest Blog by W. Carol Cleigh: Not Paying Attention

Arizona Daily Star: Derek Humphry and Columnist Push “New Frontier” on Assisted Suicide

I have to preface this article with an admission.  I had a lot to do with how this article turned out.  Columnist Tim Steller called Diane Coleman Friday (Nov 1) afternoon wanting to interview her about an upcoming visit to the area by Derek Humphry, who would apparently be talking about assisted suicide for people … Continue reading Arizona Daily Star: Derek Humphry and Columnist Push “New Frontier” on Assisted Suicide

Minnesota: Some Charges Against Final Exit Members Thrown Out, Two Defendants and Serious Charges Remain

It’s been awhile since we’ve written about the Final Exit Network (FEN), but there are new developments in the criminal case against members of the group.  You can read earlier posts on the case in Minnesota here, here, here and here. Here’s an excerpt from a summary on NPR on the Frontline site (Frontline producers … Continue reading Minnesota: Some Charges Against Final Exit Members Thrown Out, Two Defendants and Serious Charges Remain