Buffalo & WNY Advocates Join Compassion & Choices to Demand the State Legislature Pass the Medical Aid in Dying Act in 2023

Nov 29, 2022

Compassion & Choices Senior New York Campaign Director Corinne Carey implored state legislators from Western New York and across the state to ease the suffering of too many terminally ill New Yorkers at the end of life by passing the Medical Aid in Dying Act in 2023. Carey was joined at a Buffalo news conference today – on the second leg of a two-month, statewide, grassroots campaign – by the family members of medical aid-in-dying advocates who passed away – suffering – and without that compassionate end-of-life care option in New York.

Medical Aid-in-Dying Advocates Ask Legislators: How Many More Dying New Yorkers Need to Suffer Before You Act?

May 24, 2022

Dozens of advocates for the Medical Aid in Dying Act – sponsored by Senator Diane Savino (D-Staten Island) and Assemblymember Amy Paulin (D-Westchester) and more than 70 cosponsors in the two houses – rallied at the State Capitol today to ask lawmakers, “How many more dying New Yorkers need to suffer while dying before you pass this compassionate end-of-life care option?”