California lawmakers are promoting right-to-die legislation with the family of a terminally ill woman who moved to Oregon to legally end her life last year.
Brittany Maynard's mother and husband will be at the state Capitol on Wednesday to support a bill that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives in California.
The 29-year-old Northern California woman had brain cancer. She argued in online videos that patients facing imminent death should be able to die on their own terms.
Maynard's family has been speaking publicly for the first time since her November death as lawmakers nationwide consider whether to allow doctors to prescribe life-ending drugs.