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.
Dispatch from a World Transformed: Reflections from Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen
Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen reflects on life - and death - in the time of COVID-19, and provides updates on our work in 2020.
A video recording of the "State of the Movement Address: Death with Dignity in 2020" webcast, with a written summary.
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.
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.
An interview with right-to-die pioneer and Hemlock Society founder Derek Humphry.
The Maine Death with Dignity Act went into effect today, making the Pine Tree State the nation's ninth jurisdiction with a death with dignity statute.
Historically, it has taken years to move legislation and shift public opinion. But the whirlwind pace of progress last year proves ours is a movement whose time has come.