Thousands of volunteer advocates and educators are mobilized in every state in the nation. They advance Compassion & Choices’ initiatives to change federal policy to improve care and expand choice, enact and implement state medical aid-in-dying laws, and help patients and their loved ones advocate for care that is consistent with their values and priorities. To learn about campaigns, events and resources in your area, click on your state below or use the dropdown menu.
Despite the monumental efforts of citizen advocates from across the state, the Medical Aid in Dying Act has been deferred by the House Health Committee and did not receive a vote following today’s hearing. This means the advancement of the bill has been halted after unprecedented progress this year. Although this is not the outcome […]Read More
A new bill has been introduced in the State Senate (SB360) that seeks to undermine the Montana Supreme Court’sBaxter v. Montana decision, which protects doctors who provide dying patients with medical aid in dying. SB360 does not attempt to do this by outlawing the practice; as you know, that effort failed earlier this year. Instead, it […]Read More
(HONOLULU) The House Health Committee today deferred SB 1129, Hawaii’s Medical Aid in Dying Act. Following is a statement from Mary Steiner, campaign manager, Compassion & Choices Hawai‘i: “We are deeply disappointed that the bill did not advance further today, but we remain confident that the will of the people of Hawai‘i, who so strongly […]Read More