If a person commits suicide, and they felt pushed to do so, does that make the person or persons that pushed them, or harassed them, an accomplice; and should they be held accountable as accomplices? Perhaps this is a topic that can be opened for discussion on the show? How many people have committed suicide due to similar circumstances, that the general public is not even aware of? Perhaps, their names can be added here, under "comments" so they can be remembered? Can people be bullied to death?Read more »
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched an internal probe of the events leading up to the suicide of internet activist Aaron Swartz, who was facing federal charges for allegedly hacking into the school's journal archives.
Furor over Swartz' death has reached the White House in the form of a petition asking for the removal of U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz who pressed the case against Swartz.Read more »
A nurse at the hospital that was duped by a prank call from two Australian radio DJs concerning Prince William's pregnant wife, Catherine, has apparently committed suicide, the hospital confirmed Friday. The nurse "was recently the victim of a hoax call," King Edward VII Hospital said in a media statement. The DJs impersonated Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles in the prank call, in which some details of the Duchess of Cambridge's condition and care were given.Read more »
In response to the recent tragedy of the NFL star shooting his girlfriend and then himself, Morgan quickly stands upon his internet soapbox to the tell world that the 2nd Amendment is “for muskets”. Yet, before the smoke of his apparently incendiary comment clears, his logic is taken to task behind the shed and blown away.Read more »
In suicide epidemic, military wrestles with prosecuting troops who attempt it...Read more »
Tony Nicklinson, a man with locked-in syndrome who fought for the right for doctors to legally end his life, has died.Read more »
Suicide rate in Greece jumped 40% year-on-year in first five months of 2011.Read more »
Autopsy reports released last year by the Department of Defense raise stark questions about the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two prisoners at Guantanamo. Details in the autopsy reports show that Abdul Rahman Al Amri was found dead by hanging with his hands tied behind his back, calling into question whether he had actually killed himself.Read more »
A teenaged girl in Eastern Quebec has become the latest victim of schoolyard bullying.Read more »
Sharlotte Hydorn, 91, says she's 'just interested in helping people' who might otherwise suffer painful deaths. FBI agents raided her home last week in an investigation of possible mail fraud or other violations.Read more »
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