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Exit welcomes CPP clarifications

A statement issued last week by the new Director of Public Prosecutions, Alison Saunders, clarifies the Guidance of the Crown Prosecution Service (England & Wales), and eases some of the fears of doctors and others in the medical profession over … Continue reading

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The ethics of euthanasia, our books, this website, right or wrong?

In almost every religion and philosophical system, the right to life and the right to live the way we want to as long as it does not interfere with the same rights of others, is something universally respected. I don’t … Continue reading

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“I will take my life today around noon. It is time,” she began.

What sort of emotions does the statement evoke in you as you look at the picture on the left of this elderly woman and her husband? What assumptions do you make?  The woman probably appears older. We maybe look at … Continue reading

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Speaking for the majority

This weekend, the influential (and, surprisingly, moderately rightwing) newspaper, The Economist, takes a strong stance in favour of assisted suicide, proclaiming, “Most people in the Western world favour assisted suicide. The law should reflect their will.” It describes the horror … Continue reading

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Praise for The Exit Path

Richard Cone writes: “Five Last Acts – The Exit Path” is easily the best book I have read on the subject of self-deliverance (suicide to end unrelievable suffering). Chris Docker, the author, is clearly a scholar on the subject. The … Continue reading

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Does it really have to come to this??

 John and Robert McIlwain will be missed by those who knew them. Frail but friendly members of the local community, they tended their shared garden and even helped with that of their neighbour in the leafy cul-de-sac – at least … Continue reading

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“They” said it would be easy! Choose your experts carefully…

“I stopped taking any nutrition a week ago. It was the only choice I saw to end my life, the only thing I can control. The literature I read said it wouldn’t be hard, and it isn’t — it’s brutal. … Continue reading

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No helium, no bags, no information, can’t talk about it, where will it end?

How much respect does the law really give you for your private life? Your family life? Your private arrangements between you and those you love and who love you? This apparently straightforward question is one that our highest court wants … Continue reading

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What would you do? Let the individual decide.

In the first week of the new year came the news of an elderly ill couple that had ended their lives together. As people read these words, their responses may be of many different kinds. There are those who are, … Continue reading

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Liberté for France??

Romantic suicide fever has gripped the French media in the past week after an 86-year-old couple, described as brilliant intellectuals, ended their lives together last Friday. Three days later, a second Parisian couple, aged 84 and 81, were found dead … Continue reading

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Download the new trifold leaflet

New: download and print the new tri-fold leaflet with information about Five Last Acts – The Exit Path. (CLICK HERE)

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