Death With Dignity May Be Legal, But Drugs To End Life Are CostlyDoctors estimate they've written more than 500 lethal prescriptions. But they say many patients can't pay for the medicine, due to price-gouging.
A Look At Efforts To Legalize End-Of-Life Assisted DeathsRight-to-die advocates have been pushing for decades to get such legislation passed in the state and say Monday's signing is a major victory that could spur other states to follow suit.
Stiff Requirements Come Before Californians Can End Lives Under New Law Two doctors must determine that a patient has six months or less to live, two witnesses—including someone who isn’t a family member—have to be present, and patients must have the mental capacity to make medical decision.
California's Right-To-Die Bill Passes What May Be Its Largest HurdlePassionate arguments came from both sides as the Assembly Health Committee voted 10-2 to advance the legislation.
Right-To-Die Bill Stalls In California Legislature, But May Be Put On BallotSenate Bill 128 would have allowed terminally ill patients to end their lives under a doctor’s care. The issue gained national attention last year when California native Brittany Maynard moved to Oregon to end her life after being diagnosed with brain cancer.
Protests Stall Vote On California Right-To-Die LegislationLegislation that would have allowed terminally ill patients to legally end their lives in California stalled Tuesday amid fierce opposition from religious groups.
State Assembly Health Committee Discussion On Right-To-Die Bill Postponed Until JulyThe right-to-die bill goes before the State Assembly Health Committee today. The State Senate passed the measure on a 23 to 14 vote earlier this month.
Right-To-Die Bill Passes Senate; Unknown How Gov. Brown Will VoteCalifornia's right to die bill passed the state senate on a 23 to 14 vote ahead of a legislative timeline.
California Right-To-Die Bill Clears Senate, Assembly NextCalifornia lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who want the nation's most populous state to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives under doctor's care.
California Lawmakers To Vote On Right-To-Die BillCalifornia lawmakers are expected to vote on legislation that would make it legal for terminally ill patients to end their lives with doctor-prescribed drugs.
California Right-To-Die Bill Passes First Hurdle With Support From Brittany Maynard's FamilyMaynard ended her life on Nov. 1, and on Wednesday, her family gathered to at the state Capitol to convince lawmakers to create a right-to-die law in California.
Colorado Lawmakers Introducing Right-To-Die LegislationColorado Democrats are introducing legislation to allow the terminally ill choose when they die, with the help of doctor-prescribed medication.
In Wake Of Brittany Maynard, California Begins Latest Push For Right-To-Die LegislationHer mother, Deborah Zeigler, joined California state Sens. Bill Monning and Lois Wolk on Wednesday as California became the 14th state to take steps toward the legislation.
Brittany Maynard Family Pushing California Right-To-Die BillCalifornia lawmakers are promoting right-to-die legislation with the family of a terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally end her life.
Family Of Brittany Maynard Joining Calif. Lawmakers To Propose Right-To-Die LegislationCalifornia lawmakers are pursuing legislation to allow terminally ill patients to end their lives after the highly publicized case of Brittany Maynard.