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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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Sign a Petition for Death with Dignity in Florida

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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 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!

Thank DC Councilmembers for Passing the Death with Dignity Act of 2015

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The Council of the District of Columbia has passed an Oregon-style Death with Dignity Act on a preliminary vote. We are grateful to the Councilmembers for standing with their constituents on this issue. Please sign this thank you card to them.

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D.C. Council Again Passes Death with Dignity Act of 2015

November 15, 2016

Amid all the turmoil in Washington, D.C., right now, two more jurisdictions have joined the ranks of those close to offering the Death with Dignity option to their residents: In an overwhelming vote last week, Colorado voters passed the…

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Week 46/2016 in the Death with Dignity Movement

November 21, 2016

In the week from November 14 to November 20, 2016: The Council of the District of Columbia again passed, on a second and final of two required votes, the Death with Dignity Act of 2015, by a 11 to 2…

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