Oregon Assisted Suicide Numbers Up, Safeguards Not Working

The Oregon Health Authority’s (OHA) 2017 report on physician-assisted suicide reveals the annual increase in physician-assisted suicide deaths has accelerated in recent years. In the last four years, death numbers have doubled from 73 in 2013 to 143 in 2017 (although 218 lethal prescriptions were actually written last year). Richard Doerflinger, an associate scholar with […]