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    A court in Geneva has given a suspended sentence to the regional vice-president of EXIT, Pierre Beck, for helping an 86-year-old woman to die when she was not sick. He was found guilty of breaking federal law on therapeutic substances and given a suspended 120-day jail sentence. The court thus...

  People who believe that the supposed "safeguards" in assisted suicide laws protect against mistakes, coercion, and abuse are blind to power imbalances: between doctors and patients; insurers and insurance members; caregivers and care recipients. In assisted suicide, there is a huge power imbalance between doctors and...

  The media is ignoring a major US report on assisted suicide. Speeches by supporters of assisted suicide always include a big shout-out for people with disabilities. Hey, guys, you’re top on our list of favs; we’re just working out the delicate balance against individual rights. Just...