Bill Pushes Starvation and Dehydration for Conscious Patients

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Senate Bill 494, recently introduced in the Oregon Legislature, would allow the starving and dehydrating of patients who suffer from dementia or mental illness. This bill was drafted because of a situation involving an Ashland resident who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. After moving into a memory care facility, Nora Harris eventually lost the ability to […]

From the Director

Gayle Atteberry ORTL Executive Director

Some Oregon legislators and insurance lobbyists have recently devised another legal way to kill people. It is so horrendous and inhumane that you would not even treat your pet dog in this way. Just as bullies do, these legislators have singled out the weak and defenseless. Senate Bill 494, if passed, would allow the starving […]