Vermont’s independent spirit and progressive politics have long placed the Green Mountain State at the vanguard of social movements. From the landmark Baker v. Vermont case that paved the way for the legalization of same-sex marriage…
In the week from May 15 to May 21, 2017: The Nevada State Senate Committee on Health and Human Services passed SB 261, an assisted death bill, on a 3 to 2 vote. The Maine State Senate passed…
Our Executive Director Peg Sandeen has written a reflection on the developments in Hawaii in the Honolulu Civil Beat. Back in March, the Hawaii State Senate overwhelmingly passed an assisted dying bill, only to have a House Committee…
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!
Tell Maine State Legislators to Vote for LD 347, An Act to Support Death with DignitySend a Letter
LD 347, An Act to Support Death with Dignity, will soon be considered in the Maine State Senate and House. The bill will allow qualified terminally ill, dying Mainers to legally obtain medications to end their suffering. Send this letter to your Maine State Senator and Representative to urge their vote for this piece of legislation.
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