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 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
Compassion & Choices urged the Senate to reject a policy rider attached to a government funding bill approved today by the U.S. House of Representatives, which would repeal the D.C. Death with Dignity Act. While D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton authored an amendment to eliminate the rider, the House Rules Committee refused to allow even […]Read More
(Falmouth, Mass.) Falmouth became the sixth jurisdiction in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Monday night to pass a resolution endorsing medical aid-in-dying legislation. The Falmouth Board of Selectmen passed the resolution with 4 yes votes and 1 abstention. The resolution will be transmitted to the governor and lawmakers who represent Falmouth in the Legislature. It calls […]Read More