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Recent Developments

California

Compassion & Choices (C&C) California is campaigning for the End of Life Options Act, which was introduced in the state legislature by Senators Bill Monning and Lois Wolk on January 21, 2015, dramatically accelerating C&C’s 5-year plan to make aid in dying an open, accessible and legitimate medical practice in California. C&C California continues to build bottom-up support at the city and county levels and is driving the grassroots to press for statewide aid-in-dying legislation. At an emotional press conference with lawmakers announcing the bill, powerful C&C advocates spoke out for end-of-life options, including Jennifer Glass, Anita Freeman, and Brittany Maynard’s family – mother Debbie Ziegler, widower Dan Diaz and his brother, Adrian – who returned home to California after Brittany’s death in Oregon.

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