Testimony by our Executive Director, Peg Sandeen, at the February 25, 2019 hearing to the Nevada State Senate Health and Human Services Committee in support of SB 165, an assisted dying bill.
A press release marking the introduction of an assisted dying bill in Nevada.
In January, state legislative sessions start and we get to do what we do best: promote, expand, and defend the right of people with a terminal illness to decide how they die. Here's a snapshot of the 2019 legislative session one month in.
Death with Dignity National Center has submitted an amicus curiae brief to the California Fourth District Court of Appeal in support of the End of Life Option Act to counter the outlandish claim of our opponents that death with dignity isn't healthcare.
Last month, our partner organization, Dying Right North Carolina, hosted its first conference, “Expanding Medical Aid in Dying in North Carolina: Choices and Challenges,” in Charlotte.
Every Independence Day, we take stock of our progress in the death with dignity movement. Today the state of the death with dignity movement is strong but we are under attack.
In collaboration with Compassion & Choices, on June 11 we sent an open letter to New York state legislators. The letter is part of our joint advocacy effort in the New York Coalition for Medical Aid in Dying.
The events of the past few weeks in California have caused confusion and distress among the state's residents and sparked outrage among death with dignity supporters nationwide. Here is an overview of where things stand and what's next.
Riverside County Superior Court judge Daniel A. Ottolia yesterday officially overturned the California End of Life Option Act. The California End of Life Option Act is no longer in effect (for now).
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday appealed a district court ruling invalidating the End of Life Option Act; he requested the law be allowed to continue providing dying Californians with peace and control in their final days.