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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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Urge New York Legislators to Pass the Medical Aid in Dying Act

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A physician-assisted dying bill is pending in the New York state legislature. Send this letter to your legislators with a simple message: Pass A10059/S7579 to expand end-of-life options for state residents.

Declare Your Support for Death with Dignity

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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!

Tell California Senators to Pass SB 1002

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The California Senate is considering a bill that would create a toll-free line, operated by the Department of Public Health, providing information about the End of Life Option Act. Urge your state Senator to pass SB 1002!

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Death with Dignity Movement

Three Years Ago in Vermont

May 20, 2016

by Peg Sandeen, Executive Director * Three years ago today we watched Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin sign the Patient Choice and Control at the End of Life Act. With this signature, qualified terminally ill Vermont residents won the…

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Week 20/2016 in the Death with Dignity Movement

May 23, 2016

In the week from May 16 to May 22, 2016: Life Matters Media interviewed our executive director Peg Sandeen. Read here → California continued to prepare for the implementation of the…

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