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For information about Compassion & Choices (C&C) programs or to speak with our experts and advocates, please contact Media Relations Director Sean Crowley 202.495.8520, [email protected].

For media inquiries concerning California and for Spanish-language requests, please contact National Latino Communications Manager Patricia A. González-Portillo, at pportillo@compassionandchoices.org or at 323.819.0310.

For press releases, click here.

Useful Links

C&C’s Federal Programs

C&C’s Legal Work

C&C’s End of Life Planning Resources for Consumers

C&C’s Mission, History, Board, About Us

C&C’s Partnership with Aid-in-Dying Advocate Brittany Maynard

Fact Sheets & Backgrounders

End-of-Life Care Glossary/Wordlist

Medical Options for Terminally Ill Individuals

Healthcare Professional Organizations Recognize Medical Aid in Dying

Why Medical Aid in Dying is Not Assisted Suicide

Polls Show Strong Public Support for Aid in Dying/Death with Dignity


Press Releases

/ July 18, 2017

Compassion & Choices Launches Bilingual Access Campaign to Educate D.C. Residents about Death With Dignity Act

Compassion & Choices today launched a bilingual campaign to educate terminally ill D.C. residents, their families and medical providers about the benefits and requirements of D.C.’s new medical aid-in-dying law that took effect yesterday (Monday, July 17). The mayor’s announcement came four days after the House Appropriations Committee approved an amendment that would invalidate the D.C. law […]

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/ July 13, 2017

Compassion & Choices Slams House Appropriations Committee Amendment to Repeal D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Law

Supporters of D.C.’s medical aid-in-dying law urged lawmakers in six states with such laws to oppose an amendment to the annual federal government funding bill that would block funding to implement the D.C. law and repeal it. The House Appropriations Committee voted late Thursday night to approve the amendment by Rep. Andy Harris (Md.) in a […]

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/ July 10, 2017

Congressional Threats to Block D.C. Medical Aid-in-Dying Law Could Lead to Nationwide Ban of Such Laws

Power Grab Would Violate D.C. Autonomy, Alienate Supporters of Medical Aid in Dying Supporters of D.C.’s medical aid-in-dying law warned that if Congress uses its appropriations power to block funding to implement the law, it could spur opponents to seek a nationwide ban of such laws. Medical aid-in-dying laws give mentally capable, terminally ill adults with […]

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