Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.
Compassion & Choices thanked the Senate for rejecting a policy rider today attached to a government funding bill approved on July 19 by the U.S. House of Representatives, which would repeal the D.C. Death with Dignity Act. The policy rider was part of the House-approved version of the Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related […]Read More
The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine released their findings from a February workshop on medical aid in dying called “Physician Assisted Death: Scanning the Landscape.” Participants included bioethicists, physicians, academics and advocates on both sides of the issue. The workshop focused on answering questions about patient access to medical aid in dying, the […]Read More
Compassion & Choices today announced it has appointed a lobbyist and a pastor, both of whom helped in its campaign to pass the 2015 California End of Life Option Act, to its board of directors. The new board members are the Rev. Madison T. Shockley II, the pastor of the Pilgrim United Church of Christ […]Read More