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BIG Victory in Oregon: "Most Devious Bill Ever Seen," That Would Have Allowed Dementia Patients to be Starved, Fails to Pass

Claire Chretien : Jun 21, 2017  LifeSiteNews.com

A definite answer to prayer gives hope for this radically "progressive" state.

airlift(Salem, OR)—[LifeSiteNews.com] Oregon Right to Life (ORTL) declared victory, Tuesday, because a bill allowing dementia and mentally ill patients to be starved to death was sent to a House committee that's already closed for the legislative session, effectively killing the anti-life bill. (Photo: Shutterstock/via LifeSiteNews.com)

Senate Bill 494 was written in such an insidious way, said Gayle Atteberry, ORTL's executive director, that its text can be difficult for lay people to understand. She called it the most "devious bill" she'd ever seen.

The bill would have removed safeguards preventing dementia and mentally ill patients from being starved or dehydrated against their will. It passed the Oregon Senate 17-13 on June 8.

Lois Anderson, Director of Political Operations at ORTL and its incoming executive director, announced the demise of the bill in a Facebook live video with ORTL Communications Director Liberty Pike.

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