It’s over—for now anyway. The review period for Congress to disapprove of the Washington, D.C. Death with Dignity Act expires today. Beginning on Monday, terminally ill D.C. residents will have Death with Dignity among their end-of-life options. The District of…
We welcome the publication of the 19th annual report on the use of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act. On February 21, 2017, the Oregon Health Authority released the 19th annual report on the use of the state’s…
In the week from February 13 to February 19, 2017: The U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee passed House Joint Resolution 27 disapproving of the D.C. Death with Dignity Act, on a 22 to 14 vote. However,…
Sign a Petition for Death with Dignity in FloridaAdd Your Name
Terminally-ill Floridians continue to die without having the option of Death with Dignity. While in 2016 nearly half the states considered physician-assisted dying legislation, Florida wasn't one of them. Urge your Florida state legislators to pass a Death with Dignity bill!
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!
Thank DC Councilmembers for Passing the Death with Dignity Act of 2015Sign the Card
The Council of the District of Columbia has passed an Oregon-style Death with Dignity Act on a preliminary vote. We are grateful to the Councilmembers for standing with their constituents on this issue. Please sign this thank you card to them.
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