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South Dakota

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There is no legislative activity around assisted dying in South Dakota in the current legislative session.

However, we are providing technical assistance for a citizen-driven initiative that aims to put a Washington-modeled assisted dying law on the 2018 ballot. Learn more and get involved at Death with Dignity South Dakota’s Facebook page.

In February 2017, South Dakota State Senate approved and later the House concurred with Resolution 11 “opposing assisted suicide.”

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Most people join our movement because of a heartbreaking personal experience. We receive stories of such experiences every day, and every day they inspire us to work toward ensuring terminally-ill Americans have the freedom to decide how they die. We want to hear from you. What's your death with dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause?

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What does death with dignity mean to you?

Most people join our movement because of a heartbreaking personal experience. We receive stories of such experiences every day, and every day they inspire us to work toward ensuring terminally-ill Americans have the freedom to decide how they die. We want to hear from you. What's your death with dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause?