The reporting in question is consistent with elder abuse, i.e., of people with money. This quote is from my memo against Compassion & Choices' bill, SB 167:
"Doctor reporting is . . . eliminated.1 The former Hemlock Society, Compassion & Choices, claims that this is because Oregon’s reporting system has “demonstrated the safety of the practice.”2 To the contrary, Oregon’s reports support that the claimed safety is speculative. The reported statistics are also consistent with elder abuse. No wonder Compassion & Choices wants the reporting system gone."
To view the entire memo, click here.
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 Barbara Coombs Lee, "What We Know From Oregon's 'Death with Dignity' Experiment," Huffington Post, September 10, 2011 ("Bureaucratic paperwork has provided important data demonstrating the safety of aid in dying [assisted suicide] . . ."). To view her post, click here.