from our blog:

living with dying

read more from our blog

This Week in the Movement

Newspapers B&W (4)Throughout the week, we keep people up-to-date with information about the Death with Dignity movement and other topics related to end-of-life care through Facebook and Twitter. Below are highlights from this week.

Assisted death in the US:

Discussions about death, dying, and grieving:

Posted on May 4, 2012 in In the News


Posted by W H Ferguson (not verified) on May 5, 2012 at 09:29 a.m.

Where can information be found on the
oregon and Washington laws - specificly can out of state residents take advantage of these laws - one way or another?

Posted by Melissa Barber on May 7, 2012 at 11:41 a.m.

Thank you for commenting on our blog! In order to make a request under the Oregon or Washington laws, a terminally ill person must be a resident of one of these two states. You can read more about the Oregon and Washington Death with Dignity Acts on this page of our website:

And you can read the full statutes on the states' websites:
- Oregon:
- Washington:

Please don't hesitate to contact me with further questions at

Melissa Barber
Director of Digital Communications
Death with Dignity National Center

Add new comment

Defend dignity. Take action.

You are the key to ensuring well-crafted Death with Dignity laws for all Americans. With your financial and volunteer help, the Death with Dignity National Center, a 501(c)(3), non-partisan, nonprofit organization, has been the leading advocate in the Death with Dignity movement. Individual contributions helped us pass new Death with Dignity laws in Washington and Vermont, defend the Oregon law, and provide education and outreach programs for the vitality of the Death with Dignity movement.

donate today