Reuters’ "Five Facts" About Kevorkian

This Reuters sugar piece on Kevorkian leaves out some of the most pertinent parts of his story. Here are five other facts that would seem to be more relevant than Kevorkian teaching himself Japanese:1. The majority of his assisted suicides were not people with terminal illnesses, and indeed, five . . . . Continue Reading »

Jack Kevorkian: Would Be Human Vivisector

This is my last planned installment on the release of Jack Kevorkian from prison. The article could have been called “Kevorkian in His Own Words,” for I present his motives for engaging in his assisted suicide campaign, as he stated them—the right to engage in human experimentation . . . . Continue Reading »

"Dr. Death Rides Again"

As promised, here is the Weekly Standard article I co-authored with Rita Marker, which points up the similarities between Jack Kevorkian’s illegal assisted suicide campaign and the legal assisted suicide regimen currently regent in Oregon. Here are a few excerpts: In 1990, when Kevorkian began . . . . Continue Reading »

More on Dutch "Organ" Game Show

When I wrote the other day about the Dutch “reality” television show in which a terminally ill woman will interview “contestants” vying to receive her kidney for transplant, I assumed that the donation would be after she had died. Apparently not. According to this story, the . . . . Continue Reading »

I think A.B. 374 May Be In Some Trouble

Methinks A.B. 374, the bill to legalize assisted suicide in California, may be in some trouble. The authors have—sort of—amended the bill to require a three months left to live rather than a six months left to live standard, before a lethal prescription can be written in the . . . . Continue Reading »