Rwandans resist cremation as land solution By Gloriose Isugi KIGALI, Rwanda (GPI)-- Rwanda’s Parliament recognized cremation as a legally regulated form of interment in November 2012 at the request of Hindu residents. Rwanda is the most densely populated country in East Africa, and some say cremation may free up land that is currently used for burial. But no Rwandans have cremated their dead at the nation’s lone crematorium, as locals of ...
June 14, 2013 - UPI
Cremations predicted to overtake burials According to the Cremation Association of North America, by the year 2025 more than half of Americans are expected to cremate their loved ones, leaving cemeteries in the dust.
June 13, 2013 - KSHB-TV Kansas City
Collin Peterson in Reuters We might cremate it,said chairman Collin Peterson after the House Agriculture Committee approved, on a bipartisan voice vote, a letter opposing cuts during the recession.
Marvin Hier in Las Cruces Sun-News People have a right, of course, to cremate themselves, but that the national cemetery at Arlington should be denied to a person because he wished not to be cremated seems to me to be insensitive,Hier said.