Medical Aid in Dying

Medical Aid in Dying

Tim Appleton and Heather Pope of Compassion & Choices, educate us about medical aid in dying: what it is, what it isn’t, and what we as elected officials can do to support the implementation of an aid in dying law at the state and local level. Medical aid in...
Resource: Model State Policy Guide

Resource: Model State Policy Guide

This resource from American Atheists contains the following sample bills: The Constitutional Rights Protection Act would ensure that taxpayers are able to access state courts to challenge unconstitutional state actions, including, for example, diverting...
Healthcare Sharing Ministries (HCSMs)

Healthcare Sharing Ministries (HCSMs)

Unlike traditional health insurance, HCSMs are religiously affiliated and are not required to pay for all medically necessary care, despite collecting a monthly premium, or “share,” from members. Some states are fighting back to bring much needed transparency to...
Religious Equality in Healthcare

Religious Equality in Healthcare

How can legislators ensure that everyone has access to healthcare, regardless of where they live and the religious affiliation of the providers available to them? As religious hospital systems expand, too many people are left without a secular alternative in many...