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Statements from Corinne Carey and Jules Netherland on Their Arrest and the Arrest of Other Advocates Calling on Speaker Heastie & Leader Stewart-Cousins To Allow a Vote on the Medical Aid in Dying Act
May 21, 2024

Corinne Carey, Compassion & Choices’ Senior Campaign Director for NY/NJ, and terminally ill Bronx resident Jules Netherland, issued the following statements in conjunction with their arrest Tuesday for civil disobedience (official charge is anticipated to be disorderly conduct) – and the arrest of nine other advocates in support of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act.

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In New Video, Illinois Mother Pleads with Legislators to Pass Medical Aid-in-Dying Bill to Honor Her Late SonSuzy Flack Urges Lawmakers to Pass Bill Supported by 7 out of 10 Illinoisans
May 9, 2024

A Chicago mother, Suzy Flack has recorded a Mother’s Day video to urge legislators in Illinois to pass medical aid-in-dying legislation as quickly as possible to honor her only son, Andrew ‘Drew’ Flack, who died from cancer. The video comes as Illinois legislators consider the End-of-Life Options for Terminally Ill Patients Act (SB 3499) which…

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Patrocinadores de Medida de Ayuda Médica para Morir de Nueva York Hacen Llamado para una Votación Inmediata
May 7, 2024

Uniéndose al Esfuerzo: Médico de Long Island Que Patrocinó Resolución, Resultó en el Apoyo del Medical Society de Nueva York a la Ayuda Médica para Morir Organizaciones de Apoyo  League of Women Voters, Statewide Senior Action Network, Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts, NY Bar Assn. – Hacen un Llamado  Amy Paulin (D-Westchester), presidenta del Assembly…

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Sponsors of NY Medical Aid in Dying Act Urge Immediate Vote
May 7, 2024

Joining the Effort: LI Doctor Who Sponsored Resolution Resulting in the Medical Society of New York Supporting Medical Aid in Dying  Supporting Organizations – League of Women Voters, Statewide Senior Action Network, Planned Parenthood Empire State Acts, NY Bar Assn. – Urge Passage The prime sponsors of New York’s Medical Aid in Dying Act, Assembly…

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For 1st Time, Mass. Joint Committee on Health Care Financing Approves End of Life Options Act
April 29, 2024

Terminally ill patients and caregivers of loved ones who have died with unbearable suffering praised the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing for approving the End of Life Options Act (S.1331/H.2246) and referring the bill to the Senate Ways and Means Committee last Thursday. The bill’s approval follows bill supporters’ riveting testimony at the Legislature’s Public Health…

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Comité Conjunto de Massachusetts sobre Financiamiento para Cuidados de Salud Aprueba por Primera Vez, Medida de Opciones Para el Fin de Vida
April 29, 2024

Pacientes con enfermedades terminales y cuidadores de seres queridos que han muerto con un sufrimiento insoportable, elogiaron al Joint Committee on Health Care Financing por aprobar el End-of-Life Options Act (S.1331/H.2246) o Medida Opciones para el Fin de Vida, y por pasar la medida al Senate Ways and Means Committee el jueves pasado. La aprobación…

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