Compassion & Choices is the nation’s oldest, largest and most active nonprofit working to improve care and expand options for the end of life.
(Helena, Mont. – Feb. 24, 2017) Opponents of a bill that would make Montana doctors liable for homicide if they provide medical aid in dying to terminally ill adults slammed the House Judiciary Committee for shutting down debate on the legislation by limiting hearing testimony to only 15 minutes for each side. Rep. Ellie Hill […]Read More
(HELENA, MONTANA — Feb. 23, 2017) A woman whose father, Bob Baxter, led the successful legal fight to authorize medical aid in dying as a peaceful option to end unbearable suffering for terminally ill adults in Montana, will testify tomorrow against a bill to ban the medical practice in the state. Baxter’s daughter, Leslie Mutchler, […]Read More
On February 15, the State Senate Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health Committee voted overwhelmingly (6-0 with 1 excused) to pass medical aid-in-dying legislation (SB 1129) out of committee following a public hearing on the bill! Supporters crowded the room at the state Capitol to urge lawmakers to pass the Hawai‘i Death with Dignity Act, introduced […]Read More