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  • In the Cause(s) of Justice from the Huffington Post blog
  • ‘Aid in Dying’ Movement Takes Hold in Some States from The New York Times
  • Accepting Applications for the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Contest
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    In the Cause(s) of Justice from the Huffington Post blog
    Aggressive plans to legalize death with dignity are underway in several states. The author, Fran Johns (a Northern California Leadership Council member), believes it will only take a few more until the movement for compassion, autonomy and justice at life's end becomes a right for all.

    Read the article here.


    ‘Aid in Dying’ Movement Takes Hold in Some States from The New York Times
    The New York Times is reporting on the nationwide momentum of the Death with Dignity movement. Compassion & Choices is featured and Barbara Coombs Lee is quoted. Please share this excellent and prominent coverage.

    Read the article here.



    Accepting Applications for the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Contest
    The Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Writing Contest is accepting applications from high school juniors and seniors in California. The Contest, designed to help students develop awareness of the issues surrounding aid in dying, asks students to write an essay on:

    Why should a mentally competent, terminally ill adult family member have the right to choose aid in dying? What would you say to another family member who disagrees?

    Students have the opportunity to win up to $1,000 for college. Contest rules and more information can be found at: http://www.compassionandchoicesnca.org/essay.php

    The deadline for submissions is May 1, 2014.




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  • ‘Aid in Dying’ Movement Takes Hold in Some States from The New York Times
  • Accepting Applications for the Matters of Life & Death Scholarship Contest
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