Maine Legislative Committee to Hear Death with Dignity Bills as New Poll Shows 73% Support in the State
A poll released by Public Policy Polling today shows that nearly 3 of 4 Maine voters overwhelmingly support legislation expanding the right of terminally ill patients with less than six months to live to legally obtain prescription medication…
In the week from April 17 to April 23, 2017: The Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services of the Maine State Legislature held a work session on LD 347/LD 1066, a pair of medical aid in dying bills,…
The Choice to Have a Good Death: Testimony in Support of Maine LD 347, An Act to Support Death with Dignity
This is a transcript of the testimony in support of LD 347/LD 1066 given by Kathleen Hobson, a resident of Maine, at the April 5, 2017 hearing of the Maine State Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human…
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