Does Oregon Have the Legal Right to Administer Drugs for the Purposes of Physician-Assisted Suicide?

  • Yes, it is their law.

    Yes, Oregon has a right to administer drugs for physician-assisted suicide, because it is part of their law. There is nothing in the constitution that says there is no right do die. In fact, some say that there is a constitutional right to die. Since there is no conflict, Oregon is free to make their own law.

  • Physician Assisted Suicide is Legal in Oregon

    Yes, Oregon does have the legal right to administer drugs for the purposes of physician-assisted suicide. The patient must be sound of mind when making the request and have a terminal illness. In 2006, the Supreme Court ruled that the Attorney General could not charge doctors with a crime in Oregon who prescribed drugs for the purposes of physician assisted suicide.

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