United Spinal v. California

EXPLAINER VIDEO

See this video for the powerful, personal stories of plaintiffs taking the case to overturn California’s inherently discriminatory assisted suicide law.

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LONNIE’S STORY

Lonnie VanHook’s story of his plan to die by assisted suicide, a deadly medical discrimination, which he narrowly survived with the help of his longtime physician and friend.

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INGRID’S STORY

Ingrid Tischer’s story of her experiences of discrimination from doctors and healthcare providers, which led her to feel pressure to end her life. Thankfully, she had a strong support system and ability to advocate for herself.

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A special thanks to our allies at Aging with Dignity for making these videos possible with a grant.