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The Emerging Policy Supporting Aid In Dyingby Sonja

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Mainstream medical and health policy organizations throughout the United States have begun to embrace policy which supports aid in dying. This change represents a significant turning point in America’s society toward empowering terminally-ill patients.

A new piece published in the Harvard Health Policy Review by Compassion & Choices Legal Director Kathryn Tucker highlights the emergence of this support.

At the Very End of Life: The Emergence of Policy Supporting Aid in Dying Among Mainstream Medical & Health Policy Associations looks at how these organizations have shifted their policy views and how new and existing laws help shape this discussion.

Read Tucker’s article here.