Not Dead Yet’s Goals

  • Oppose legalization of assisted suicide. (To learn why, read more.)
  • Ensure that the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining medical treatment is truly voluntary, based on:


  • Informed consent with meaningful alternatives, including long term services and supports to live in the community; (Read more.)
  • Surrogate decisions only when necessary, with clear and convincing evidence of the person’s wishes; (Read more.)


  • Oppose futility policies involving health care provider decisions to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining medical treatment. (Read more.)
  • Advocate for equal protection of the law in homicide cases when the victim is old, ill or disabled. (Read more.)