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More rights & wrongs of how to die – compression

Ins & outs of compression A slightly worrying variation on the compression method of suicide surfaced recently when a newspaper reported a 15-yr old using a blood-pressure cuff around his neck. He probably didn’t intend to die by suicide – … Continue reading

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Attempts to ‘ban suicide’

Oregon lawmakers are looking at the possibility of legislation to outlaw a plastic bag with a piece of tubing sewn into it. They cite a death of a man who was suffering greatly but not terminally ill, and who’s family … Continue reading

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Raising the flag against suffering

Ancient legend places the history of the Scottish Flag – and the Scottish ‘National Anthem’ – as a symbol of triumph over insuperable odds, of hope for the future. The Flower of Scotland anthem commemorates self-determination in days that are, … Continue reading

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Five Last Acts – news update

    Update – the new edition of Five Last Acts is back from the main proof-readers and will go into publication very soon. (We are just waiting for it to come back from the academic reviewers.) Five Last Acts, … Continue reading

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New publishing house needed

Five Last Acts, possibly the most comprehensive and well-researched guide on methods of self-deliverance or rational euthanasia, needs a new publishing home. Such books should not be necessary, but in the continued absence of responsible legislation for options in dying, … Continue reading

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