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Click to Watch: Montana Medical Association Opposes Aid in Dying Prohibition

The Montana Medical Association’s Erin MacLean outlines the MMA’s opposition to a bill that would criminalize physician aid in dying.

The MMA urges the committee to vote NO on SB 116, which would criminalize aid in dying as an option for terminally ill Montanans.

Click to Watch: Doris Fischer Testifies in Montana

Doris Fischer tells the Montana Senate Judiciary Committee they should not criminalize physician aid in dying.

Doris Fischer urges the committee to vote NO on SB 116, which would criminalize aid in dying as an option for terminally ill Montanans.

Click to Watch: Ann Jackson Testifies in Montana

Ann Jackson tells the Montana Senate Judiciary Committee about the successful experience in Oregon with aid in dying.

Ann Jackson urges the committee to vote NO on SB 116, which would criminalize aid in dying as an option for terminally ill Montanans.

Click to Watch: Steve and Mary Johnson Testify in Montana

Steve and Mary Johnson ask the legislature not to tell them how they must die.

The Johnsons urge the committee to vote NO on SB 116, which would criminalize aid in dying as an option for terminally ill Montanans.

Montana Supreme Court Oral Arguments September 2nd

The Montana Supreme Court will hear arguments on September 2, 2009, in Baxter v.
Montana, the case in which a lower court recognized the right of terminally ill, mentally
competent adult Montanans to choose aid in dying under the State Constitution. The
Montana Supreme Court will consider whether to uphold the landmark decision issued
last December by First Judicial Court Judge Dorothy McCarter.
The hearing will be held Wednesday, September 2, 2009, 9:30 am Mountain time in Room 303 of the Capitol Building, Helena, Montana (the old Supreme Court Courtroom).
A news conference will follow, with Kathryn Tucker, Director of Legal Affairs, Compassion & Choices; Marc Connell, co-counsel; Montana State Sen. Christine Kaufmann; and, friends and family members of terminally ill Montanans.
Read the Press Release >>