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…
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…
A recap of Death with Dignity's work, accomplishments, and milestones in 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…
Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen shares what she is thankful for in this most unusual of years.
Hot off the presses: The latest edition of The Dignity Report. Read more about our recipe for success in states across the country.
Death with Dignity Board member Deborah Ziegler remembers her daughter, Brittany Maynard, on the 6th anniversary of her death.
Commemorating one year of death with dignity in Maine through interviews with people whose personal stories demonstrate the wide-reaching impact of the state's aid-in-dying law.
Questions on This Independence Day: A Message from Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen
What is the meaning of freedom in the United States today? Death with Dignity National Center Executive Director Peg Sandeen contemplates this and other questions in her annual Independence Day message.
It has been four years since California’s End of Life Option Act took effect, and a year since Governor Janet Mills signed the Maine Death with Dignity Act into law. Both assisted dying statutes were results of multi-decade campaigns and personal stories.