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Weeks 30 & 31/2019 in the Death with Dignity Movement

July 29, 2019

In the two weeks from July 15 to July 28, 2019:

  • A people’s veto petition by opponents of the Maine Death with Dignity Act qualified for signature gathering. Petitioners have until September 18 to gather the required 64,000+ signatures.
  • Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed into law a modification of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act which eliminates the 15-day waiting period for patients who are within less than 15 days of death. Learn more →
  • New Jersey prepared for the Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act to go into effect on August 1.

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