Death with Dignity National Center Executive Director Peg Sandeen shares reflections on the history and growth of the death with dignity movement nationwide, 25 years after Oregonians passed the world's first death with dignity law.
A recap of Death with Dignity's event, "Looking Back, Moving Forward: Commemorating 25 Years of Death with Dignity," held November 8, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.
Remarks by Former Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, MD, at Death with Dignity’s 25th Anniversary Event
A transcript of remarks by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, MD, at Death with Dignity National Center's 25th anniversary event November 8, 2019.
View our short film, Voices of a Movement,” which chronicles the history of the death with dignity movement from the perspective of individuals who have played a leading role in passing and protecting death with dignity laws across the U.S.
An interview with Geoff Sugerman, who managed the 1994 campaign to pass the Oregon Death with Dignity Act.
As part of our ongoing series commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, we share a remembrance of Emerson Hoogstraat, who volunteered his time and efforts to the campaign to pass the law as he was dying of a terminal illness.
Former Oregon Governor Barbara Roberts reflects on her decades of leadership in the Death with Dignity movement catalyzed by her late husband, Frank.
In October 1994, the editorial board of USA Today endorsed Measure 16 the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, giving the controversial measure legitimacy in the national debate over aid in dying.
An interview with right-to-die pioneer and Hemlock Society founder Derek Humphry.