Seven in ten Americans support the right of terminally ill people to die on their own terms. Death with dignity is an end-of-life option we all should have.

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Maine Adopts Death with Dignity

June 12, 2019

Governor Janet Mills has signed the Maine Death with Dignity Act into law. With the Governor’s signature, Maine became the 9th jurisdiction to allow people with a terminal illness to die the way they want: without suffering, in peace, and with dignity. Nearly 70 million Americans now live in a state with an assisted dying option.

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