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Bills Do Not Advance
Session Ends, Bill Carries Over to 2024 Legislative Session
Personal Story Featured on Podcast
Local NPR Affiliate WQCS releases In Focus podcast, ‘Death with Dignity’, featuring Florida Death with Dignity founder Tony Ray, who shares how his mother’s story led him to the aid-in-dying movement.
Moving Op-Ed Published
Orlando Sentinel publishes op-ed, posing the question, “Why on earth must someone who already is in the process of dying continue to suffer the pain and loss of dignity until their last breath?”
First Aid-in-Dying Bill Introduced
Florida Senator Kevin Rader introduces the first aid-in-dying bill in Florida’s history: SB1800, the Florida Death with Dignity Act.
Florida Death with Dignity officially organizes as a 501(c)(3).
Florida Today publishes op-ed saying Florida should follow the lead of other states by enacting a Death with Dignity law.
Opinion Piece Published
Florida’s Sun Sentinel Editorial Board publishes an opinion that suggests the need to start discussing Death with Dignity in Florida, despite its emotional complexity.