A look back at our accomplishments in 2019, plus a preview of our new and ongoing efforts in states across the country.
The 2019 legislative session will go down in history as the most successful the death with dignity movement has seen to date. Read the recap of this year's legislative developments and a look forward to the year ahead.
Advocates, physicians, social workers, faith leaders, patients with terminal illness, and their loved ones packed the Gardner Auditorium at the Massachusetts State House on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 for the Legislature's Joint Committee on Public Health hearing on the End of Life Options Act.
Highlights from the hearing of Maine State Legislature's Committee on Health and Human Services LD 1313, the Maine Death with Dignity Act.
This is our executive director Peg Sandeen’s testimony to the Maine Committee on Health and Human Services in support of LD 1313, Maine Death with Dignity Act. * Video Recording of the Testimony * short…
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.
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.
From the Archives: Dr. Peter Goodwin’s testimony before the Oregon House of Representatives, March 11, 1997
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of implementation of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act, we are featuring stories of those who in 1997 campaigned against the repeal of the law adopted by Oregon voters 3 years before.
I truly hope that you consider allowing the diverse residents of the state of Nevada this human right and dignity. Most of your constituents will not choose it, but those who do, and their families, will thank you forever.
Throughout SB 261, just as every state has done, you will see a series of safeguards and a well-defined process to protect the patient, the health care professional, and the family—all designed to ensure that the patient is in control, acting voluntarily and able to make their own health care decisions.