Talk about "dying with dignity" has grown to a calamitous pitch in recent years. "Right to die" groups vie for supremacy, trying to show who can make the dying experience the least degrading. Who can...
In 1996, Philip Nitschke, PhD, MD, became the first physician in the world to administer a legal lethal voluntary injection to four terminally ill patients under Australia’s short-lived Rights of the Terminally Ill Act. As Founder and Director of Exit International, Dr. Nitschke has written extensively in the area of assisted/rational suicide including the leading practical self-help guide, The Peaceful Pill Handbook. Philip is married to lawyer/sociologist, Dr. Fiona Stewart. With their dog Henny Penny, they live on a houseboat outside Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
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