End-of-Life Choice, Palliative Care and Counseling

C&C praises intent of Hawaii Death with Dignity Billby admin

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Compassion & Choices today applauded the intent of a Hawaii Death with Dignity measure, HB 806, and and criticized the Legislature for not enacting HB 806, a bill that would grant patients’ rights to make their own end-of-life decisions.

“Too many Americans suffer needlessly and endure unrelenting pain,” said Barbara Coombs Lee, president of Compassion & Choices. “HB 806 contains good, proven public policy that is now the law in Oregon, Washington and Montana. It’s unfortunate the politicians failed the people of Hawaii, who want this choice.”

Read the press release here