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.
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.
An interview with Geoff Sugerman, who managed the 1994 campaign to pass the Oregon Death with Dignity Act.
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.