Year: 1991 Source: Ageing International, (December 1991), p.24-31,34 SIEC No: 19911397

This article describes the issues surrounding suicide by the terminally ill. The author outlines a Washington initiative for euthanasia which was voted down in a referendum. Polls had indicated the bill would be passed, but negative pulicity over the Dutch system for euthanasia reversed the vote. The author details Jack Kevorkian & his suicide machine, & numerous opinions of his actions. Timonthy Quill & Derek Humphry are also discussed, as well as Missouri & Minnesota court cases (VM).