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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Patients and family members are the most powerful voices to advocate for physician-assisted dying legislation. Make your voice heard! What's your death with dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause?

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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!

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From mapping last year’s progress to previewing the year ahead, the report contains a wealth of information about the state of the death with dignity movement.

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.

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