An infographic look at the highlights of 2018 and 2019 in the death with dignity movement.
In newspapers across the U.S., advocates, patients, medical professionals, and elected leaders are voicing their support for assisted dying.
Many people join the death with dignity movement because they have a personal connection to the issue. Their personal stories inform their support of medical aid in dying and inspire us to continue working toward the day when all terminally ill Americans have the right to decide how they die.
Hawaii's Department of Health has released its first report on the implementation of the state's Our Care, Our Choice Act. As expected, the law is being used sparingly and with no issues.
Every day, we hear from people whose lives have been forever changed by a terminal illness and how their often heartbreaking experiences have motivated them to advocate for death with dignity. These are the latest stories we've featured, from California, Maine, and New York.
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.
Testimony by our Executive Director, Peg Sandeen, at the May 3, 2018 hearing of the New York State Assembly Committee on Health in support of A2383-A, Medical Aid in Dying Act.
A guest article by a founding board member of Ohio End of Life Options recounting her journey to advocating for death with dignity in her state.