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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.

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/ December 12, 2017

Massachusetts Medical Society Drops Opposition to Medical Aid in Dying

Earlier this month, the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) dropped its longtime opposition to legislation that would authorize medical aid in dying in the state. The decision followed a year-long process of debate and deliberation by the society, including a survey of its membership, which found that 62 percent of respondents supported current aid-in-dying legislation, the […]

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/ December 4, 2017

Mass. Medical Society Drops Opposition to Medical Aid in Dying

Compassion & Choices praised the Massachusetts Medical Society for dropping its longtime opposition to legislation giving terminally ill patients the option of medical aid in dying to peacefully end unbearable suffering. The society’s House of Delegates voted to adopt a new position of “neutral engagement” on Saturday, one day after the release on Friday of […]

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