A coalition of four organizations, the New York Alliance for Medical Aid in Dying, has been formed to build support among legislators and New York residents for the Medical Aid in Dying Act currently under consideration by the state Assembly.
In the week from April 2 to April 8, 2018: Hawaii Governor David Ige signed the Our Care, Our Choice Act AKA Act Two into law, making Hawaii the 7th jurisdiction to have a death with dignity statute. Hawaii…
For nearly two decades we have worked with citizens, legislators, and leaders to bring the right to die with dignity to the people of Hawaii. From former Governor Ben Cayetano, an early champion of assisted dying, to hundreds of citizens who faithfully have worked for this cause, the passage of Death with Dignity legislation in Hawaii represents a victory that belongs to many.
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Patients and family members are the most powerful voices to advocate for physician-assisted dying legislation. Make your voice heard! What's your Death with Dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause?
Declare Your Support for Death with DignityTell Your Friends
Seven in ten Americans who support the end-of-life option allowing qualified terminally ill people to end their lives through physician-prescribed medications. Show your support for Death with Dignity in your community!
TELL YOUR OHIO STATE SENATOR TO SUPPORT SB 249, AID IN DYING ACTSend a Letter
Introduced by Ohio State Senator Charleta Tavares, SB 249, Ohio Aid in Dying Act, is the first death with dignity bill to be considered in state history. If enacted, the Act will allow qualified terminally ill, dying Ohio residents to legally obtain medications to end their suffering at the end of life.
The mission of the Death with Dignity National Center is to promote Death with Dignity laws based on the model Oregon Death with Dignity Act, both to provide an option for dying individuals and to stimulate nationwide improvements in end-of-life care.Learn more