About the author: Barbara Dority is president of Humanists of Washington and vice president of the Hemlock Society of Washington State, an organization that seeks to legalize physician-assisted suicide.
In early 1996, right-to-die advocates began to see the results of 25 years of social, political, and legal struggle. Looking back at my July/August 1993 Humanist column announcing the formation of Compassion in Dying, I realize the incredible progress which has been made. Serving at the time as the organization’s founding president, I wrote of our...
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