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2012-08-28 23:04:32

Explosive Four-Year Growth Allows Disability Group, the Nation’s Premier Disability Advocacy Group, to Achieve this Honor for the Fourth Year in a Row Los

2012-07-09 23:00:21

National disability rights organization’s video stories are dispatches from people with disabilities who report from the frontlines of healthcare, highlighting the need for best practices in

2012-05-29 10:04:27

“What people are afraid of is dying badly rather than actually dying”.

2011-11-15 20:08:09

A report commissioned by the Royal Society of Canada, and published today in the journal Bioethics, claims that assisted suicide should be legally permitted for competent individuals who make a free and informed decision, while on both a personal and a national level insufficient plans and policies are made for the end of life.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.