Dispelling the myths about the “End Of Life” option

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Last year California became the fifth state to allow people with terminal illnesses to request pills from their doctors to end their lives. In the first six months the law was in effect, 111 terminally ill patients ended their lives that way, state officials said. Medical Aid In Dying, which has been practiced in six states for a combined 40 years and within those states not a single case of abuse or coercion nor any criminal or disciplinary charges have been led. Not one. Join us for a conversation with Matt Whittaker, California State Director of Compassion and Choices, the organization leading the state and national campaigns to pass End Of Life Option Legislation. https://www.compassionandchoices.org

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