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You can get an Advance Decision pack for free from Compassion in Dying at www.
Berg, chairwoman of the Assembly Committee on Aging, and Levine, a panel member, plan to join Portland-based Compassion in Dying in launching a campaign designed to blunt the kind of opposition voiced Monday by religious and physician groups.
Beauchamp has joined the board of COMPASSION IN DYING Federation, a national nonprofit organization providing client service, legal advocacy and public education to improve treatment and expand choice at the end of life.
WHO: -- Charity Kenyon, Attorney, member of UC Davis Medical Center Ethics Committee and frequent leader of public forums on bioethical and legal issues including assisted dying and pain management (moderator) -- Barbara Coombs Lee, President, Compassion in Dying Federation -- Stephen Jamison, Executive Director, World Federation of Right to Die Societies; Director, Aid in Dying Communications Project -- James Geagan, Attorney, named Litigator of the Month by the National Law Journal for his leadership in the CID-backed lawsuit, Bergman v.
Looking back at my July/August 1993 Humanist column announcing the formation of Compassion in Dying, I realize the incredible progress which has been made.
The ruling "puts profoundly personal end-of-life decisions in the hands of dying patients and their doctors, rather than in the hands of the state," said Ralph Mero, executive director of Compassion in Dying.
In other significant litigation, Compassion in Dying, founded in Washington state in 1993, has won the first round in its challenge--initiated on behalf of several patients and four physicians--to Washington's state law prohibiting "aiding and abetting" a suicide.
In response to repeated pleas for help, Compassion in Dying has been created in Washington state to support terminally ill persons in choosing to die without pain, without suffering, and with personal assistance if necessary.