Supporters of death with dignity filled the hallways and offices at the New York State Capitol to urge legislators to support the Medical Aid in Dying Act.
Every day, we hear from people whose lives have been forever changed by a terminal illness and how their often heartbreaking experiences have motivated them to advocate for death with dignity. These are the latest stories we've featured, from California, Maine, and New York.
In collaboration with Compassion & Choices, on June 11 we sent an open letter to New York state legislators. The letter is part of our joint advocacy effort in the New York Coalition for Medical Aid in Dying.
A coalition of four organizations, the New York Alliance for Medical Aid in Dying, has been formed to build support among legislators and New York residents for the Medical Aid in Dying Act currently under consideration by the state Assembly.
Our partner organization, End of Life Choices New York (EOLCNY) is one of the oldest state-based Death with Dignity organizations in the country. For the past 18 years, EOLCNY staff and volunteers have…
The Hawai‘i State Senate today passed SB 1129, a Death with Dignity bill, on a 22 to 3 vote. The Hawai‘i State Senate thus became the first full legislative chamber this year to pass an assisted dying law.