In Search of Gentle Death: The Fight for Your Right to Die with Dignity
by Richard N. Côté
An excellent overview of the history and recent years in the right-to-die movement. Historian and
journalist, Richard Côté, profiles the major activists during past decades including: Derek Humphry,
Jack Kevorkian, Sue Rodreguez, Philip Nitschke, Rodney Syme, Faye Girsh, Richard MacDonald,
Pieter Admiraal, Boudewijn Chabot, Stanley Terman, Ludwig Minelli, Michael Irwin, & Russel
Ogden. Dozens of lesser-known characters also grace these pages. Almost 100 pictures are included.
(Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina: Corinthian Books, 2012. 405 pages. ISBN: 978-1-929175-36-9)
State Laws Against Aiding or Assisting in a Suicide
Click below for a complete list of State Laws Against Aiding or Assisting in a Suicide: Compiled by Robert Rivas, General Counsel, Final Exit Network, Inc.
The “Conversation Project”
The “Conversation Project” began in 2010, when Ellen Goodman and a group of colleagues and concerned media, clergy, and medical professionals gathered to share stories of “good deaths” and “bad deaths” within their own circle of loved ones.
The Humanist Magazine, "The End"
“The End,” an article in the September/October 2013 issue of the Humanist, tells a very personal account of one family’s experience with end-of-life care and death with dignity. Below, you’ll find more information on terminology, legality, and resources.
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Historical Chronology of the Euthanasia Movement
ABC News "The Conversation: A Family's Private Decision"
Dianne Sawyer discusses The Conversation project and directs listeners to further information and specific guidance on how you can talk with your family:
The World Federation of Right to Die Societies, founded in 1980, consists of 49 right to die organizations from 26 countries. The Federation provides an international link for organizations working to secure or protect the rights of individuals to self-determination at the end of their lives.