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.
The 2019 legislative session will go down in history as the most successful the death with dignity movement has seen to date. Read the recap of this year's legislative developments and a look forward to the year ahead.
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.
Highlights from media coverage of death with dignity and related issues in the past week. Articles, essays, op-eds, editorials, and more.
The California Department of Public Health has released its latest report on the use of the End of Life Option Act. The report, covering 2018, shows that 337 Californians took medications to hasten their death.
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