State: Iowa

Iowa Bill Summary

Iowa Bill Summary SF 212/ HF475, Iowa, Our Care, Our Options Act request, obtain and take medication — should they choose —to die peacefully in their sleep if their suffering [...]
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Iowa Bill History

Iowa Bill History History2020On February 11, 2020, Compassion & Choices joined Sen. Joe Bolkcom and Rep. Mary Mascher to introduce the Iowa End-of-Life Options Act (SF 2156/HF 2302) at a press conference [...]
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Dorothy DeWeese

Dorothy shared her story in October of 2022. At age 36, my daughter Wendy was diagnosed with non-small cell lung cancer and given a 5% chance of surviving five years. [...]
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Kim Holland

Kim Holland shared her story in November 2022.  Not long after my grandmother died, my mom worked with our family attorney to outline her wishes for her end-of-life care. My [...]
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Sue Roelle

I have lost four family members to cancer. In October 2016 I lost my mom after a 3-year battle with cancer. Mom could no longer communicate in her last days. [...]
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Luanna Raushenberger

The following excerpt is from the op-ed, Scared Of Suffering, But Not Death, by Luanna Raushenberger that first appeared in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on February 11, 2020. I have [...]
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