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…
William "Sunni" Ash's wife, K.C., used the Washington Death with Dignity Act to die peacefully following a terminal illness. Sunni donates to Death with Dignity in her honor.
Massachusetts resident Sylvia Shaw, a death with dignity advocate and devout Christian, mounts a religious defense of proposed assisted dying legislation in her state.
Five years ago today, Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old with terminal brain cancer, used the Oregon Death with Dignity to die peacefully.
We mourn the passing of former Death with Dignity National Center Board Treasurer Stephen Dunn, who died of cancer October 16.
For the past year, we have been working with New Hampshire resident Bob McCown to start and grow a grassroots organization, New Hampshire Death with Dignity. The group officially launched at an event in Concord on September 27.
On September 28, Maine Death with Dignity celebrated the implementation of the Maine Death with Dignity Act, capping a years-long campaign to pass a law.
Massachusetts lawmakers are again considering death with dignity legislation in 2019. Death with Dignity National Center is supporting a grassroots group, Western Massachusetts Death with Dignity, in its efforts to build support for aid in dying.
Supporters of death with dignity filled the hallways and offices at the New York State Capitol to urge legislators to support the Medical Aid in Dying Act.