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"If Jenn had had the option to peacefully end her life, it would have been so much better for her and for everybody around her."

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The Inside Story of Hawaii’s Long Road to Victory

April 5, 2018

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?

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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!


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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.

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