THIS JUST IN!

A news and lifestyle perspective — beyond the obvious!

Oregon Senate Passes Pro-Death Measure for Dementia Patients

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn
Oregon Senate

Credit: Cacophony, wikipedia.org, CC BY 3.0

by Claire Chretien, LifeSiteNews.com

A bill allowing the starvation and dehydration of dementia and mentally ill patients against their will passed the Oregon Senate 17-13 recently.

Oregon Right to Life has been battling SB494 since it was introduced, warning it’s a “devious” bill that’s “craftily written so as to hide its true intent.”

SB494 would remove safeguards in Oregon law that protect the right of patients to receive food and water as part of basic treatment. It would give healthcare representatives power to potentially coerce doctors into starving patients against their will.

Under current Oregon law, if it’s unclear what a mentally incompetent person desires or wants, the person’s healthcare representative does not have the authority to end the incompetent person’s life unless the person is in a specific end-of-life situation.

More ..

© 2017 LifeSiteNews.com

Share on FacebookShare on Google+Tweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Sponsor

Recently Added

The Author

(C)WaitTilYouHearThis.com Website Admin (www.WebDesignManageSEO.com).
Follow

Get every new post on this blog delivered to your Inbox.

Join other followers: