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Idaho

Currently, there is no pending legislative activity in Idaho, however, Compassion & Choices expands our reach to new states all the time. Learn how to get involved below.

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To start a Compassion & Choices volunteer action team in Idaho, please click here to be put in touch with our national volunteer program manager for more information.

/ June 5, 2012

Idaho leads at helping people die their own way

By Kathleen Kreller Daily Camera June 1, 2012 Several times a week, health care workers show up on Tom Thompson’s doorstep south of Boise. A nurse and health care worker make sure that Thompson, 82, is taking the right medications and that his breathing isn’t too labored from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. Thompson […]

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/ March 24, 2011

Idaho Lawmakers Threaten Patient Care with Proposed ‘Thought Crime’

PORTLAND, OR –Compassion & Choices (C&C) today expressed grave concern about an Idaho bill, S1070. As written, the bill threatens doctors with criminal prosecution based on the “intention” behind end-of-life pain relief and threatens patients with under treatment of end-of-life suffering. S1070, which passed the Idaho Senate, makes any “health care professional who administers, prescribes […]

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/ May 10, 2010

Kathryn Tucker: Aid In Dying in Idaho

Compassion & Choices Director of Legal Affairs, Kathryn Tucker, has a featured article in the latest ACLU of Idaho newsletter.  Ms. Tucker’s piece entitled Aid In Dying in Idaho discusses how the state is especially qualified to allow physicians to offer legal aid in dying subject to the medical standard of care developed by the medical profession: […]

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