Breaking News! Maine Passes a Death with Dignity Law. How you can raise awareness.

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Maine’s legislature passed Death with Dignity legislation. Governor Mills just signed it making Maine the ninth jurisdiction to pass a Death with Dignity law. This means that 20% of Americans may obtain medical aid in dying. But terminally ill Ohioans do not have this option yet. Let’s use Maine’s experience to raise media and public […]

Amy Kochert, CWRU Law Student Completing Health Law Policy Project

Amy Kochert is a second-year student at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. During the spring 2019 semester, she worked with Ohio End of Life Options to develop a white paper examining the procedural steps and conditions that led to the passage of medical aid in dying (MAID) legislation in the United States. The […]

Brittany Maynard’s Story and Testimony

The following videos tell the story of Brittany Maynard, a young woman who, faced with a terminal brain cancer diagnosis, chose to become an advocate for medical aid in dying. The first, from The Brittany Fund, tells her story in her own words and those of her family: The second, from Compassion & Choices and […]