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What does CID stand for?

CID stands for Compassion in Dying


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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.
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.