Opposed by:

- Doctors

- Nurses

- Disability and Patient

Rights Organizations.

No Provision


Family be Notified

Nothing to Protect Patients

When there are Pressures,

Whether Financial or Emotional

Iowa Coalition for Ethical Care


Iowa Coalition for Ethical Care is an alliance of disability rights, healthcare, civil rights, faith-based and patient advocacy organizations dedicated to preventing legalization of assisted suicide in Iowa.

Important Updates

  • The Iowa Coalition for Ethical Care is an alliance dedicated to preventing the legalization of assisted suicide. Many of us interact on a regular basis with individuals who are older, have disabilities or who are suffering from a terminal illness. We believe they would be......

  • Assisted suicide is not as dignified as it seems. Please check out our flier on proposed Iowa legislation for more information.   Iowa-AssistedSuicide-final 2017...

  • Brittany Maynard’s choice is not death with dignity Debra Saunders10:36 a.m. EDT October 15, 2014 (Photo: AP ) I’d like to think that if I got the bad news that Brittany Maynard received — terminal cancer with a prognosis of less than six months left......

  • In a Sept. 21 column, David Orentlicher proclaims that Indiana can feel comfortable with “aid in dying.” Not if you’re a Hoosier with a disability. Although Dr. Orentlicher claims assisted suicide is not designed “to hasten the deaths of the disadvantaged,” and references the “absence......