In this Sept. 9, 2015 photo, Debbie Ziegler holds a photo of her late daughter, Brittany Maynard, as she receives congratulations from Ellen Pontac, left, after a right-to die measure was approved by the state Assembly in Sacramento, Calif. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)

California governor signs hard-won right-to-die legislation

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will become the fifth state to 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…