Opposed by:

- Doctors

- Nurses

- Disability and Patient

Rights Organizations.

No Provision

that

Family be Notified

Nothing to Protect Patients

When there are Pressures,

Whether Financial or Emotional

Hawaii’s Partnership for Appropriate and Compassionate Care

 

Hawaii’s Partnership for Appropriate and Compassionate Care is an alliance of disability rights, healthcare, civil rights, faith-based and patient advocacy organizations dedicated to preventing legalization of assisted suicide in Hawaii.

Important Updates

  • Brittany Maynard’s choice is not death with dignity Debra Saunders10:36 a.m. EDT October 15, 2014 (Photo: AP ) I’d like to think that if I got the bad news that Brittany Maynard received — terminal cancer with a prognosis of less than six months left......

  • In a Sept. 21 column, David Orentlicher proclaims that Indiana can feel comfortable with “aid in dying.” Not if you’re a Hoosier with a disability. Although Dr. Orentlicher claims assisted suicide is not designed “to hasten the deaths of the disadvantaged,” and references the “absence......

  • As a patient suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type II, Wisconsin teenager Jerika Bolen spent most of her time in a wheelchair using a ventilator to breathe. She decided to end treatment and died in late September, spurring a new round of the right-to-die debate.......

  • Two Cape Cod doctors have asked the courts to decide whether terminally ill patients can dictate their own deaths — a novel legal maneuver that could change the law in Massachusetts and grant new controversial rights to those facing their final days. The suit was......