Compassion & Choices works with state House and Senate lawmakers to improve end-of-life care by supporting legislation that allows people to be the primary deciders in their end-of-life care.
Use the dropdown button below to find updates, resources, and opportunities to get involved in your state.
Compassion & Choices is leading efforts to authorize, implement and defend medical aid in dying in each state so all terminally ill people who are eligible will have access to the full range of end-of-life care options.
Medical aid in dying is authorized in 11 jurisdictions: California, Colorado, the District of Columbia, Hawai‘i, Maine, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Vermont and Washington.
Medical Aid In Dying In Brief - week ending Dec. 1, 2023.
November 23, Minneapolis' Star Tribune, Minnesota's largest newspaper, published three letters to the editor from Compassion & Choices supporters in response to a story on end-of-life options.