Right-to-die bill, advocated by Brittany Maynard, passes California Senate committee

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Brittany Maynard, who was diagnosed with brain cancer at 29, moved from California to Oregon, where physician assisted suicide is legal, dying there because California forbids the practice.

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They approved physician- assisted dying legislation after hearing recorded testimony from the late Brittany Maynard, who moved from California to Oregon last year to avail herself of Oregon's right-to-die law. ph