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A Statement of Solidarity

June 18, 2020
Death with Dignity Movement

At Death with Dignity National Center, we value the inherent dignity and worth of all human beings. We work every day to realize a future in which all people have the freedom to decide how they live and die. Our commitment to these values places us in solidarity with the Black community and those protesting against centuries of oppression, injustice, and lives cut short by violence. Black lives matter.

Death with Dignity Movement

The Disparity of Hope

August 3, 2021

Written by Emma Granquist, MSW ANSWERING THE CALLS As a social worker at Death with Dignity National Center, I have the privilege of working with a team that answers calls and emails from people wanting to gather more…

Losing Forward with Dignity

July 5, 2021

In taking a step back to reflect on this legislative session, thinking about what could have gone differently and what tactics we will utilize during the next legislative sessions, Death with Dignity National’s Center’s Executive Director, Peg Sandeen,…

Advocates

Good Things Take Time

June 25, 2021

As legislative sessions come to an end, some years we get to celebrate the passing of a new aid-in-dying law, and sometimes we have to grieve a bill stalling in the process. This year, we get to do both. We…

Advocates

Live Free AND Die — PEACEFULLY

January 27, 2021

A Plea for Passage of Death with Dignity in New Hampshire, by Peter Fernald “Live free or die.” I strongly support the first two words of our historic state motto, and at the end of this piece, I…

Advocates

Call to Action: 2021

January 4, 2021

Policies don’t change because we want them to. Policies change because the voting public demands they do. The movement for death with dignity is gaining greater momentum with each passing year. At a time in our history where death and…

Death with Dignity Movement

My Death with Dignity Story

December 3, 2020

By Ann Jackson, former CEO of the Oregon Hospice Association December 3, 2020 I have not always supported the option of medical aid in dying. As CEO of the Oregon Hospice Association, I opposed the original ballot measure to…

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