Advocate: Hospitals Opting Out Will Have Little Impact On Aid-In-Dying Law
"One of the reasons people request aid in dying is so they can die at home, so they don’t have to die in a hospital," said Barbara Coombs Lee, president of Compassion & Choices.
Will It Matter If Hospitals Opt Out Of California's Assisted Suicide Law?
Huntington Hospital in Pasadena is considering joining the state's Catholic hospitals in opting out of participating in the physician-assisted suicide law that takes effect on June 9. But it's unclear that such a move would have much practical effect. (O'Neill, 5/9)