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Feb 07, 2018, 08:40 ET Warehousing and Torturing Dying Patients? Conference Promises a Different Future

Final Exit Network, an organization dedicated to achieving a peaceful death, is sponsoring a hemisphere-wide conference to bring together...


Dec 14, 2017, 07:17 ET Hemisphere-wide Conference on Improving Care for Dying Patients

Final Exit Network announces "Dying in the Americas 2018," a conference devoted to re-imagining the future of dying with the objective of a peaceful...


Jun 21, 2017, 08:35 ET Final Exit Network Appeals Minnesota Conviction to U.S. Supreme Court

Final Exit Network has petitioned the Supreme Court of the United States to reverse a 2015 Minnesota conviction, saying Minnesota violated its First...


Mar 16, 2017, 08:30 ET Final Exit Network Takes Death With Dignity Case to Supreme Court

The Board of Directors of Final Exit Network has authorized an appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States from the corporation's conviction in...


May 16, 2016, 08:35 ET Banned from Speech, Minnesota Woman Returns Home

Dying isn't ever easy. Faith knows that and she seems to have a good grasp as to what is involved with the evolution of her dementia. Faith's young...


Apr 29, 2016, 08:35 ET Ban on Speech Forces Minnesota Woman to Leave State

Faith is losing her mind. And she knows it. Faith has a degenerative brain disease. Her doctor has spelled out the brutal effects of it, and she is...


Sep 09, 2014, 08:39 ET World Leaders in Right to Die with Dignity Movement to Meet in Chicago

Members of the World Federation of Right to Die Societies, comprising 52 organizations in 27 countries, will meet in Chicago September 17-21. Hosting ...


Sep 02, 2014, 08:40 ET Final Exit Network Barred from Exhibiting at AARP National Event and Exposition at the San Diego Convention Center on September 4, 5 & 6, 2014

The Final Exit Network is a nonprofit volunteer organization that advocates for the right of competent adults to have full control over their end of...


Jun 24, 2014, 08:30 ET Supreme Court Of Minnesota Sends Final Exit Network Case Back To Dakota County Trial Court

The Supreme Court of Minnesota has dismissed the State of Minnesota's appeal from a lower appellate court decision favorable to Final Exit Network in ...


Oct 02, 2013, 08:35 ET Final Exit Network Receives Decisive Victory in Minnesota Assisted Suicide Case

Final Exit Network has won a decisive skirmish in its battle against criminal charges in Minnesota and in support of its right to freedom of speech....


Mar 26, 2013, 08:40 ET Judge Dismisses Charges Against Former Final Exit Network President in Assisted Suicide Case

A judge dismissed all charges against former Final Exit Network president Ted Goodwin, who was charged last year with "advising, encouraging or...


Feb 07, 2012, 11:00 ET Georgia High Court Exonerates Final Exit Network's Volunteers

The Supreme Court of Georgia yesterday struck down the state's assisted-suicide law, abruptly terminating the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's...


Jun 02, 2011, 08:20 ET Final Exit Network Die with Dignity Billboards Continue in Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles

Today, Final Exit Network continues the roll-out of billboards on the nation's highways - Chicago, Denver and in Los Angeles. These follow others...


Apr 22, 2011, 10:56 ET Final Exit Network Volunteers Found Innocent in Right-to-Die Case

A jury found the medical director of Final Exit Network, a national right-to-die group, innocent of conspiring to assist in a suicide, but could not...


Jan 03, 2011, 08:15 ET Final Exit Network Messages Now on Commercial Airline Flights and in Airports Across the U.S.

This week an interview with Final Exit Network President Dr. Jerry Dincin will begin to play on more than 4000 airline flights during January and...


Oct 18, 2010, 08:25 ET Final Exit Network Die with Dignity Billboards Continue in Washington D.C., Baltimore and South Florida

This week, Final Exit Network continues the rollout of billboards on the nation's highways and in the night sky, to help raise public awareness and...


Jun 16, 2010, 07:40 ET Final Exit Network Right-to-Die Billboards Appear in California, New Jersey and Florida

Today Final Exit Network began the roll-out of billboards on the nation's highways to help raise public awareness and promote a dialogue on the right ...


Apr 21, 2010, 08:15 ET Final Exit Network: 'Right to Die at Forefront Again with Kevorkian Film'

The debate over physician-assisted suicide and the right of incurably suffering people to end their own lives has again been brought to national...


Jan 06, 2010, 07:40 ET Montana Becomes Third State to Permit Physician-Assisted Suicide - But Final Exit Network Asks, 'Is It Enough?'

The Montana Supreme Court, on December 31, 2009, made Montana the third state allowing physician-assisted suicide. Oregon's voters, in 1994, had...