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Kevorkian Place in History Up to Culture Victors

I think Jack Kevorkian was a symptom—not a cause—of a society that is losing trust in institutions and principles. His success in defying the law for so long was a vote of no confidence in the practice of medicine itself and reflected a culture ... National Review, 3 weeks ago
It's a Kevorkian World Town Hall, 1 month ago

Delay suicide assistance

More than 30 years ago, Dr. Jack Kevorkian began to lobby for laws to allow doctors to end the lives of terminally ill patients who want to die. For his efforts, Kevorkian gained the gruesome nickname of Dr. Death. Since Dr. Death's s ...
 The Progress2 months ago
Washington Times

Brittany Maynard's Husband Speaks Out About Her Dr. Kevorkian-Like Assisted Suicide

, Brittany Maynard's husband assisted his wife in committing suicide. It sounds gruesome, but husband Dan Diaz claims it was more an act of compassion. Brittany, only 29 years old, had terminal brain cancer. The illness started out with extremely ...
 Inquisitr2 weeks ago Kevorkian's Vision  Weekly Standard1 month ago Assisted suicide movement gaining traction in across U.S.  Washington Times1 week ago Maryland Physician Loses License Over Assisted Suicide  Dermatology Online Journal2 weeks ago
Sydney Morning Herald

Al Pacino ever-energetic in the The Humbling and Manglehorn

Al Pacino knows that when he enters a room, his reputation precedes him. At age 74, with a long and legendary career behind him, he's well aware he can easily intimidate people. They look at him and see Michael Corleone from The Godfather, Sonny ...
 Sydney Morning Herald2 days ago Interview: Al Pacino talks 'The Humbling' and forgetting lines  Metro.us1 week ago At 74, Al Pacino is still chasing that next great role  Miami Herald1 week ago Last act: Al Pacino reunites with Barry Levinson for Philip Roth tale of an actor's existential Humbling  Film Journal International3 weeks ago

The U.S. needs a more humane death penalty

By Alec Grafil January 20, 2015 at 7:56 pm With the execution of Charles Warner on Thursday, Oklahoma carried out its first execution in over eight months. This delay came after the botched April execution of Clayton Lockett. After several ...
 Individual.com1 week ago

Songs From The Obituaries Are 'The Afterneath'

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: Inspiration can come in many forms, and it can strike at some unexpected moments. That was the case for the musician Jascha Hoffman. Hoffman writes "The Scan." It's a monthly science and culture column for the New York Times.
 WJCT3 weeks ago

A "Death Doula" Loses His Medical License

There is more to this story than a ghoul suicide facilitator losing his medical license. Lawrence G. Egbert is part of the suicide counseling organization Final Exit Network. The group assists all kinds of peopleincluding the depressedin killing ...
 National Review1 month ago

Good Grief: Now It's "Death Doulas"

The Hippocratic Oath is one of the last remaining impediments to the complete deprofessionalization of medicine. Doctors don't take it much anymore, but the people still embrace its core purpose as an essential protection of their lives and ...
 National Review1 month ago
Weekly Standard

The Schiavo Case Revisited

Now that Republican Jeb Bush has made all the noises of a man running for president, expect the former governor of Florida to be attacked for trying to save the life of Terri Schiavo. Protesters in Florida, March 2005 NEWSCOM The first such ...
 Weekly Standard1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

A humane reform

The Indian Law Commission, in its 42nd Report, also recommended the repeal of Sec. 309 as it felt it was harsh and unjustifiable to punish a person who had already found life unbearable. Picture for representational purposes only. In a welcome ...
 Deccan Chronicle1 month ago
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