Brittany Maynard

Debbie Ziegler holds a photo of her daughter, Brittany Maynard, as she receives congratulations from Ellen Pontac, after a right-to die measure was approved by the state Assembly. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California lawmakers approve right-to-die legislation

SACRAMENTO — The state Assembly approved legislation Wednesday that would allow terminally…


Debbie Ziegler holds a photo of her daughter, Brittany Maynard, the California woman with brain cancer who moved to Oregon to legally end her life last fall, during a news conference to announce the reintroduction of right to die legislation, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif.  (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

California lawmakers renew push to pass right-to-die bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers announced Tuesday that they are making a…


In this March 25, 2015 file photo, Dan Diaz, the husband of Brittany Maynard, watches a video of his wife, recorded 19 days before her assisted suicide death, where she says that no one should have to leave their home to legally end her life, during a news conference at the Capitol in Sacramento.  (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed

SACRAMENTO — In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on…


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California lawmakers advance right-to-die legislation

California lawmakers advanced a right-to-die bill Thursday, giving hope to those who…

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(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Dan Diaz

Posthumous Brittany Maynard video supports assisted suicide

In a video taken 19 days before her assisted suicide death, Brittany…

(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Dan Diaz

Suit seeks to exempt physicians from assisted suicide law

A cancer patient and doctors filed a lawsuit Wednesday seeking to exempt…

Rich Pedroncelli/APDebbie Ziegler

California takes another shot at right-to-die law

This week's question comes from Phyllis G. in Marin, who asks: Q:…

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California lawmakers to pursue right-to-die legislation

SACRAMENTO -- California lawmakers are pursuing right-to-die legislation after the highly publicized…