OR Legislators Move to Allow Starving, Dehydrating the Mentally Ill

Follow https://www.ortl.org/2017/05/sb-494-starving-dehydrating-mentally-ill/Senate Bill 494, recently introduced in the Oregon Legislature, would allow the starving and dehydrating of patients who suffer from dementia or mental illness. A perfect illustration of the danger this bill presents can be seen in a situation involving an Ashland resident named Nora Harris who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. After moving into … Continue reading OR Legislators Move to Allow Starving, Dehydrating the Mentally Ill