Latest News:

Take Action in Your State

See what’s happening and get involved in your state!

NOTE: As of today, the CALIFORNIA End of Life Option Act and NEW JERSEY Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act are in effect.

Current as of November 12, 2019
  • States with a death with dignity statute
  • States with death with dignity legal by court decision
  • States considering death with dignity this year/session
  • States with no legislative activity this year/session

States with Death with Dignity legal by court decision

Share Your Story

Start writing ›

Patients and family members are the most powerful voices to advocate for physician-assisted dying legislation. Make your voice heard! What's your death with dignity story? What inspired you to get involved in the cause?

Learn About Death with Dignity

Download FAQs ›

Death with dignity is both an end-of-life option and legislation making it possible. Get our FREE Frequently Asked Questions pamphlet to learn more.

Declare Independence at the End of Life

Add Your Name ›

Like our country, death with dignity rests on the principles of autonomy and self-determination. Declare your own, personal independence to make your own decisions at the end of life.

Get updates about your state