Death with Dignity and Grassroots Advocates Urge New York Lawmakers to Pass Medical Aid in Dying Act
Death with Dignity National Center launched a digital advocacy campaign today urging Democratic legislative leaders to finally enact medical aid in dying in New York.
Our work is made possible by generous donors across the country who share our commitment to ensuring all Americans have the right to decide how they die. For Max Roman and Kappy Wells, a personal connection to the death with dignity movement inspires them to support our work.
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 look back at our accomplishments in 2019, plus a preview of our new and ongoing efforts in states across the country.
Massachusetts resident Sylvia Shaw, a death with dignity advocate and devout Christian, mounts a religious defense of proposed assisted dying legislation in her state.
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.
In newspapers across the U.S., advocates, patients, medical professionals, and elected leaders are voicing their support for assisted dying. Here are the best letters to the editor published in October 2019.
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.
In newspapers across the U.S., advocates, patients, medical professionals, and elected leaders are voicing their support for assisted dying. Here are the best letters to the editor published in September 2019.