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bullet American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is "the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine.Membership is also open to nurses and other healthcare providers who arecommitted to improving the quality of life of patients and familiesfacing life-threatening or serious conditions." See: http://www.aahpm.org/

bullet American Society for the Advancement of Palliative Care (ASAP Care) promotes palliative care for terminally ill persons. They feel that many sick patients are motivated to seek suicide because of the poor medical treatment that they receive. See: http://asap-care.org/

bullet Care Not Killing is an alliance of 24 organizations in the UK whose purpose is to promote palliative care and oppose euthanasia. See: http://www.carenotkilling.org.uk/

bullet Citizens United Resisting Euthanasia (CURE, Ltd.) at: http://mysite.verizon.net/

bullet Compassion in Dying ® is an Oregon-based agency that is concerned about the under-treatment of pain in terminally ill people. They offer a no-cost review of patients' pain management from a clinical and legal perspective. They are "challenging the states with unreasonable legal barriers to good pain management." See: http://www.compassionindying.org/

bullet The Compassionate Healthcare Network, (CHN) opposes choice in Euthanasia, while promoting care for the terminally ill. See: http://www.chninternational.com/

bullet Death with Dignity National Center, a U.S. agency, has a very comprehensive web site at http://www.deathwithdignity.org

bullet Doctor-Assisted Suicide "a guide to WEB Sites and the Literature" is the most comprehensive site that we have found. See:  http://www.longwood.edu/

bullet Dying with Dignity is a Canadian group. They are: "committed to ensuring that dialogue and debate on these criticallyimportant topics continues until our freedom choose our end of lifeoptions are as firmly entrenched as our freedom to choose to vote, toworship or to speak our minds." See: http://www.dyingwithdignity.ca/

bullet Human Rights Today provides an EIN News Service for human rights professionals. See: http://humanrights.einnews.com/

bullet The Euthanasia Research & Guidance Organization (ERGO) promotes voluntary assisted suicide for terminally and irreversibly ill with unbearable suffering. They include a list of "right-to-die" agencies from around the world, movies which have dealt with the topic, a list of books on euthanasia, including "Final Exit," "The Good Euthanasia Guide," "Let me die before I wake." etc. See: http://www.FinalExit.org

bullet The International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force's name was an unusual exception to the fundamental rule that no matter how negative the goals of an agency are, they must always have a positive sounding name. Thus, you will never see a group opposing abortion access that contains "anti-abortion" in their name. The IAETF has changed its name to the ambiguous "The International Task Force on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide" (ITF) and their new URL is http://www.internationaltaskforce.org/

bullet Pagan Pastoral Outreach has a section on "Death midwifery - natural dying options" at: http://www.ppo-canada.ca/

bullet The Right-To-Die Society is a Canadian group that promotes a person's right to request assistance in dying. They have a web page with a petition at: http://www.righttodie.ca/

bullet The South Australia Voluntary Euthanasia Society (SAVES) promotes "A change to the law in South Australia so that in appropriate circumstances, and with defined safeguards, death may be brought about as an option of last resort in medical practice.
See:
http://www.saves.asn.au/

bullet EXIT, formerly known as the Voluntary Euthanasia Society of Scotland (VESS) maintains a web site with an A-Z interactive glossary, information on living wills, case histories, mailing lists, and a values history centre. See: http://www.euthanasia.cc/

bullet World Federation of Right-to-Die Societies links together 38 right-to-die organizations in 23 countries. See: http://www.worldrtd.net/ They maintain a list of member agencies with their URLs and Email addresses.

bullet Yahoo lists a number of WWW sites, covering various positions on Euthanasia

bullet Focus on the Family's web site has many essays opposing physician assisted suicide. See http://www.family.org/ and search for either euthanasia or assisted suicide

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