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Who Has The Right To Die?

Green denotes states in which aid in dying is authorized, orange denotes states in which Compassion & Choices is currently running advocacy …

The Right to Live -- And Die -- On Your Own Terms

I write and talk frequently about how to live life on your own terms -- how to make the most of the days you have and enjoy what you do with purpose and passion. But have you ever thought about the right to die on your terms?<p>I'm not talking about accidental deaths or wrongful deaths. I am referring …

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Californians deserve the right to die with dignity

Although 70% of Californians support physician-assisted suicide, it remains illegal in this state. Despite a remarkably successful 20-year-old law in Oregon that set up a process for what that state calls “death with dignity,” the Legislature in California has not introduced a bill on the subject …

Health Care

California lawmakers introduce right-to-die bill inspired by Brittany Maynard

The bill, unveiled by family of the terminally ill 29-year-old whose advocacy galvanized the US right-to-die movement, would make California fourth state to legalize aid in dying<p>California lawmakers are considering granting the dying wish of Brittany Maynard, a 29-year-old newlywed who left the …

Right-to-Die Law Proposed in California

The End of Life Option Act would allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medications to terminally ill patients with six months or less to live, …

California bill would legalize assisted death for the terminally ill

It was a dying wish of Brittany Maynard, after a terminal cancer diagnosis led her to move to Portland, Ore., so she could legally end her life, that her home state of California would someday adopt Oregon's death-with-dignity law<p>On Wednesday, three months after Maynard's death at age 29 drew …

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