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Aid in Dying Legislation

Is Aid in Dying a Civil Right Long Overdue?

Gail Sheehy | Posted 04.07.2015 | New York
Gail Sheehy

New York state is 18 years behind in offering terminally ill patients the legal right -- and comfort -- to make autonomous decisions about how to die when suffering intolerably from terminal disease.

Dedicated to a Cause

Barbara Coombs Lee | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Barbara Coombs Lee

Last Wednesday, March 20, the Connecticut Assembly's Public Health Committee began its consideration of a bill modeled after Oregon's Death with Dignity Act. My heart swelled as I sat with them and heard the witness of these decent, altruistic, dedicated people.