Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.
(Riverside, Calif.) A California appeals court today granted emergency motions by the two terminally ill adults and a physician represented by Compassion & Choices for an “automatic stay” to immediately suspend a lower court’s judgment invalidating the End of Life Option Act. The appeals court also granted a motion by Attorney General Xavier Becerra for […]Read More
Since a California court granted a motion on May 15 to invalidate the End of Life Option Act and subsequently suspended the law on May 24, numerous state newspapers have published columns, editorials and op-eds in support of the law and opposing this unjustified ruling. These opinion pieces reflect the fact that polling shows more […]Read More
(Washington, D.C. – June 14, 2018) Compassion & Choices urged Congress to reject a policy rider attached to a government funding bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee late Wednesday night that would repeal the D.C. Death with Dignity Act. The policy rider is part of the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations bill for […]Read More