Everyone wants a peaceful death, but not everyone gets one. Three terminally ill patients find that out the hard way. They live in states that don't allow medical aid in dying.
Ten jurisdictions have a death with dignity law, but some states still grapple with the ethical, moral and religious dilemmas.
In 2020, states such as Connecticut, New York,
Rhode Island, Virginia and Kansas dropped the discussion in the wake of COVID-19.
In 2021, an estimated 20 state legislatures will consider a death-with-dignity bill.
For two patients in the documentary, it is too late, and the third takes matters into her own hands.