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.
Death with Dignity National Center Bolsters Grassroots Advocacy Across the Nation Through Grant Program
Death with Dignity supports grassroots advocates and organizations across the country through its Dignity50 Grant Fund.
A recap of the February 12, 2020 hearing on the New Hampshire Death with Dignity Act, where Death with Dignity staff and advocates provided testimony.
A video recording of the "State of the Movement Address: Death with Dignity in 2020" webcast, with a written summary.
“The People Have Spoken” in Maryland: Remarks from Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen
Remarks from Death with Dignity Executive Director Peg Sandeen at a January 28, 2020 press conference urging Maryland lawmakers to pass the End of Life Option Act.
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.
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.