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.
Compassion & Choices and its Connecticut supporters testified yesterday before the state legislature’s Joint Public Health Committee in support of legislation that would authorize medical aid in dying in Connecticut. Medical aid in dying gives mentally capable, terminally ill individuals with a prognosis of six months or less to live the option to request, obtain […]Read More
(HONOLULU – March 16, 2018) Compassion & Choices Hawai‘i applauded the Senate’s Commerce, Consumer Protection and Health Committee for its 6-0 vote to pass HB2739, the Our Care, Our Choice Act, out of committee following public hearing on the bill today. (One committee member was excused from the vote). HB2739 now moves to the Senate […]Read More
Compassion & Choices lamentó hoy la muerte del físico inglés Stephen Hawking a quien elogió por su apoyo a la ayuda médica para morir como una opción para los adultos con enfermedades terminales terminen pacíficamente el sufrimiento insoportable. Hawking tenía una enfermedad de la neurona motora similar a la esclerosis lateral amiotrófica (ALS). ALS es […]Read More