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Death with Dignity in D.C.

November 18, 2016

Earlier this week the Council of the District of Columbia approved, on the second and final of two required votes, the Death with Dignity Act of 2015. The bill is now on Mayor Muriel Bowser’s desk;…

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D.C. Council Passes Death with Dignity Act

November 1, 2016

The Council of the District of Columbia today passed the Death with Dignity Act. With a 11 to 2 vote, the Councilmembers recognized their constituents need the option to control how they die. We could not be more excited, proud,…

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Dying the Way I Want: Death with Dignity in Maine

August 14, 2015

By Valerie Lovelace Maine Should Have a Death with Dignity Law Maine’s legislature recently failed to pass LD 1270, An Act Regarding Patient-Directed Care at the End-of-Life. The bill would have allowed a qualifying, terminally ill adult to ask…

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