The Hawai‘i State Senate today passed SB 1129, a Death with Dignity bill, on a 22 to 3 vote. The Hawai‘i State Senate thus became the first full legislative chamber this year to pass an assisted dying law. Modeled on…
In the week from March 13 to March 19, 2017: An assisted dying bill was introduced in Nevada and defeated in the New Mexico State Senate. A study was released confirming that the Oregon Death…
In the week from March 6 to March 12, 2017: The Hawaii State Senate passed SB 1129, a Death with Dignity bill, 22 to 3. The bill now heads to the Hawaii State House for consideration in committees. Alabama…
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