*MEDIA ADVISORY* Death with Dignity Press Conference with Dan Diaz and Compassion & Choices

Press conference to discuss the advancement of the Death with Dignity Act of 2015

Press conference is in advance of an October 5th Health and Human Services Committee markup of the Death with Dignity Bill

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, September 22nd, Councilmember Mary M. Cheh (D — Ward 3) will be joined by Dan Diaz, residents, and advocates at a press conference outside the John A. Wilson Building to discuss the Death with Dignity Act of 2015. Mr. Diaz, the husband to the late death with dignity advocate Brittany Maynard, will speak on his wife’s experience with terminal brain cancer and her relocation to Oregon in order to take advantage of the state’s right-to-die legislation. The Death with Dignity Act of 2015 is on the October 5th Committee on Health and Human Service’s markup agenda.

WHO:

Councilmember Mary M. Cheh

Dan Diaz

Compassion and Choices

WHAT:

Press conference to discuss the advancement of the Death with Dignity Act of 2015
WHEN:                

Thursday, September 22nd at 11:00 am

 

WHERE:              

John A. Wilson Building —front steps off Pennsylvania Ave NW

1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20004

 

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