Leslie Herod’s Story: “I Honor Dennis by Advocating for Prop 106”

Transcript: “Dennis and I met at a fundraiser. He came right up to me, being the guy that he was, and said, ‘Who are you, and how can I help you with your career?’ He eventually became my best friend. “Dennis and I would always get together on Valentine’s Day, for Valentine’s lunch. That year … READ MORE

Dr. David Hibbard: Strong Protections Are One More Reason to Vote Yes

Watch Dr. Hibbard’s interview on The Denver Channel. Transcript: “The people of Colorado are considering initiative 106, which allows terminally ill adults with less than six months to live to make end-of-life decisions without government interference. “106 has strong protections against abuse. That’s why the Denver Medical Society endorses 106. 106 makes it it a … READ MORE

Christine Alonzo’s Story

Transcript: “He was a good man. He was funny. He used to call me ‘hijita’. In Spanish, hijita means ‘my child.’ “My uncle and I were very close. He had liver cancer, and he had six months to live. He didn’t want to be remembered as somebody that wasn’t happy, that was in constant pain. “The conversations … READ MORE

Dr. Cory Carroll – Prop 106’s Patient Protections

Read Dr. Carroll’s letter to the editor in The Coloradoan. Transcript: “The people of Colorado are considering initiative 106, which allows terminally ill adults with less than six months to live to make end-of-life decisions without government interference. “106 has strong protections against abuse. That’s why the Denver Medical Society endorses 106. 106 makes it … READ MORE

Patti James’ Story

Patti James is a mother, a grandmother, a great-grandmother, a registered nurse, and now, a stage four lung cancer patient. Watch Patti’s short video address, thanking our volunteers during our Week of Action, and all of the Coloradans who plan to vote YES on Prop 106. “I’m Patti James. I’m a registered nurse, now retired, … READ MORE

When My Time Comes, I Want the Option of an Assisted Death

By Desmond Tutu This op-ed originally appeared in the Washington Post on October 6, 2016. Throughout my life, I have been fortunate to have spent my time working for dignity for the living. I have campaigned passionately for people in my country and the world over to have their God-given rights. I have been fortunate … READ MORE

Dying with Dignity

In March of 2015, Vern Gearhard passed away after choosing Oregon’s Death with Dignity law. The moving story of Vern’s passing is told by his wife Fran, and the video was produced and shared by the Herald and News in Klamath Falls, Oregon. “It was just as beautiful as he hoped it would be… I can’t … READ MORE

Joellyn Duesberry Tells Her Story: Five Cancers Must Be Worth Something

Joellyn Duesberry recorded this testimony in February in support of the Colorado End-of-Life Options Act, which at the time was in the Colorado legislature. Joellyn has been diagnosed with her fifth cancer, this time pancreatic cancer, and is determined to make a positive difference for other terminally ill individuals in Colorado. Joellyn Duesberry is a renowned … READ MORE

Dan Diaz Speaks at the Campaign Launch

Dan Diaz, husband of Brittany Maynard and end-of-life options advocate, spoke at the Colorado State Capitol on June 21st in support of the Yes on Colorado End-of-Life Options campaign. Listen to his remarks here: … READ MORE