Bill Pushes Starvation and Dehydration for Conscious Patients
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 […]
Another Dangerous Bill Defeated!
It was a short legislative session this year but that doesn’t mean it was without threats. The biggest one was SB 1552. This bill would have given a committee, chosen by Gov. Kate Brown, control of Oregon’s advance directive, removing legislative oversight. Keeping a watchful eye out for subversive bills like this are one of […]Tagged abortionmassisted suicideKaren Minnisoregonsb 1552senior care