A terminally ill single mother from Southern California is fighting for the right to have a doctor provide her medication so she can end her life peacefully and painlessly.
In a video recorded 19 days before Brittany Maynard took life-ending drugs, she tells California lawmakers that no one should have to leave home to legally kill themselves under the care of a doctor.
Family Of Terminally Ill Woman Who Ended Her Life Unveiling New Video To Support Right-To-Die Law In California
The family of Brittany Maynard will release a new video recorded before her death of her testimony in support of California’s proposed aid-in-dying legislation ahead of a committee vote Wednesday.
SF Cancer Patient Files Lawsuit So Her Doctor Can Prescribe Medication To Bring About Her ‘Peaceful Death’
A San Francisco cancer patient and a team of right-to-die advocates are suing to make it possible for a doctor to prescribe medication that induces death to a terminally ill patient without the threat of prosecution.
California Lawmakers Push For Right-To-Die Law After 29-Year-Old Woman With Brain Cancer Ended Her Life
The proposal would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medication nearly a decade after similar legislation failed. Terminally ill patients can legally take their lives in five states, including Oregon.
A top ethics official at the the Vatican calls the decision of a former San Francisco woman who to end her own life rather than play out her battle with terminal brain cancer “reprehensible.”
The Terri Schiavo Life & Hope Network has been working behind the scenes to help get 13-year-old Jahi McMath moved to a care facility.