Challenged Works

Final Exit: The Practicalities of Self-Deliverance and Assisted Suicide for the Dying

By Derek Humphry


2005—During Freedom to Read Week, the Lethbridge Public Library displayed books that had been challenged in North America. The inclusion of Final Exit in the display prompted one library patron to formally request the removal of the book from the library.

Objection—The complainant said that the book promoted suicide.

Update—The library’s board considered the request but retained the book in the collection.

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