Oregon Doctor Pushes Depressed Patient Into Assisted Suicide
The Oregon death bureaucrats, the media, and the ideologues work together to put a false happy face on assisted suicide in Oregon. No flaws, we are told. No abuses. Nothing to see but compasssssion.
But occasionally reality peeps through. For example, there was the case of Michael Freeland, who was given a lethal prescription two years before succumbing naturally to cancerâ€“meaning he wasnâ€™t legally qualifiedâ€“and then specifically allowed by his psychiatrist to keep the overdose after he became so psychotic he was put under guardianship. Freeland eventually came out of his depression and died peacefully, having had the time to reconcile with his daughterâ€“which wouldnâ€™t have happened had he taken the prescribed poison.
And now, a letter published in a Montana newspaper from an Oregon doctor gives another example. From, â€œOregon Doctor Could Not Save Patient From Assisted Suicide:...