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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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Make Death with Dignity an Option in Florida

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Terminally-ill Floridians continue to die without having the option of physician-assisted dying. Urge your Florida state legislators to pass a Death with Dignity bill!

Declare Your Support for Death with Dignity

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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!

Tell Maryland Legislators to Support Death with Dignity

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Maryland Delegate Shane Pendergrass, Senator Ronald Young, and a host of co-sponsors are introducing the End of Life Option Act, a Death with Dignity bill. Tell your Maryland legislators to support the bill!

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New Stories This Year: Lenore Avin, Anne Lower, Joseph Halsey

February 12, 2016

This year we’ve published three stories so far, from California, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. Do you have Death with Dignity story to tell? Please share it with us. Lenore Avin: The Opportunity to Die with Dignity …


Week 5/2016 in the Death with Dignity Movement

February 9, 2016

In the week from February 1 to February 7: Hearings took place in the Colorado Senate and House committees considering their respective Death with Dignity bills. A Senate Committee rejected the bill, while the House Judiciary Committee passed it 6 …

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