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Whose Right to Die?

Chris Peak | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Chris Peak

There is one indisputable fact in the world, that upon birth, every person has every reasonable right to live and live their life for as long as their body can do so. That is not up for debate. What seems to be, however, is whether that person has a right to die.

Here's A Side Of Dr. Kevorkian You've Probably Never Seen -- His Art

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.11.2014 | Arts

Dr. Jack Kevorkian, the man associated with the rather morbid nickname "Dr. Death," is well known for his work advocating for the rights of the termin...

Dr. Kevorkian, aka Dr. Death's Art on Display

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 06.08.2014 | Arts
Irene Rubaum-Keller

At the gallery are portraits of his parents, some pop-art related to music and politics, and the most intriguing paintings are of people in various stages of death, dying or diseased.

Kevorkian Suicide Machine, Paintings, Put On Auction Block

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

NEW YORK — A suicide machine belonging to Dr. Jack Kevorkian was withdrawn Friday from an auction of the assisted-suicide advocate's possessions...

'Dr. Death' Art, Belongings To Be Sold

AP | By JEFF KAROUB | Posted 11.30.2011 | Arts

DETROIT -- Paintings, writings and the iconic blue sweater of assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian are going up for auction, his attorney and clos...

The Choice To End All Choices

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 08.14.2011 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The dying deserve choices in everything from choice of care to choice of where to receive it. Whether to pray or sit quietly. Whether to have visitors. Whether to see a spiritual guide.

Kevorkian Patient Hailed From Suburban Skokie

Skokie, IL Patch | Carrie Porter | Email the Author | June 3, 2011 | Posted 08.04.2011 | Chicago

Dr. Jack Kevorkian died Friday, leaving behind an uncertain legacy. Known by some as "Dr. Death," the controversial pathologist helped about 130 peopl...

PHOTOS: Art By The Late Dr. Jack Kevorkian

Posted 08.03.2011 | Arts

Dr. Jack Kevorkian is famous for his beliefs on physician-assisted suicide and his subsequent trial and incarceration. He is less known, however, for ...

RIP Jack Kevorkian: Pioneer, Zealot, Dramatic Foil

Scott Swenson | Posted 08.03.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

His message was simple: in an increasingly mechanized and technological age, modern medicine is trapping many sick people in a life of suffering and torture that can be alleviated if they choose.

A Nuanced Look at How We Die

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Sigman

As medical technology continues to improve, it is more and more absurd to insist that everyone suffering the end stages of terminal diseases must be kept alive regardless of their wishes.

Details From Jonathan Alter's Book, 'The Promise,' Leak: Obama On Teabaggers, Rahm's Fits, Summers vs. Orszag

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Democrats prepare to vote on the historic health-care legislation this weekend, a new look inside the White House is emerging from an upcoming book...

Dr. Kevorkian Running For Congress

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian plans to run for Congress, complicating a Michigan race that is expected to be among the m...