"We know there are some powerful interests aligning against this and they have deep pockets too," said Tim Appleton, referring to the Catholic leaders. "I think at last count, there are a lot of lobbyists out here trying to deny residents choices at end of life. And they have a very powerful voice here as well."
"Last year, I would drive all the way down to Stamford and meet with three people. Now I drive down to Stamford or Greenwich, and there are maybe 80 people in the room," he said. "The crowds are growing and that gives me great comfort."