Oregon Senate Committee Votes Out SB 494, Endangers Patients with Mental Illness or Dementia

By David Kilada, Political Director, Oregon Right to Life Salem, Ore –- On Monday the Oregon Senate Rules Committee passed out Senate Bill 494 on a party-line vote. Touted as a “simple update” to Oregon’s current advance directive, this bill is designed to allow for the starving and dehydrating to death of patients with dementia …

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