Happy! - May 28
Subject: Happy! - May 28|
From: Abby Sale
Date: 28 May 05 - 10:05 AM
Dr. Jack Kevorkian
6/4/1990: Kevorkian is present at the death of Janet Adkins, a 54-year-old Portland, Oregon, woman with Alzheimer's disease, using the "suicide machine."
12/3/1992: Michigan bans assisted suicide to take effect on 3/30/1993.
May 10, 1994: Michigan Court of Appeals strikes down the state's ban.
November 5, 1997: Oregon residents vote to uphold the state's assisted suicide law – The Death with Dignity Act.
March 14, 1998: Kevorkian's 100th assisted suicide.
November 22, 1998: CBS's "60 Minutes" airs a videotape showing Kevorkian giving a lethal injection to Thomas Youk.
April 13, 1999: Convicted of second-degree murder and delivery of a controlled substance in the death of Youk, a Michigan judge sentences Kevorkian to 10-25 years in prison (eligible for parole in six years)
Mailing address: Dr. Jack Kevorkian # 284797, Thumb Correctional Facility, 3225 John Conley Dr, Lapeer, MI 48446-2987. From About.com & Michigan State Corrections web page: Jack Kevorkian
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