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…

Oregon 25

From the Archives: Remembering Emerson Hoogstraat

October 22, 2019

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.


Growing a Grassroots Partnership in Massachusetts

June 24, 2019

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.

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