Year: 1994 Source: Hastings Center Report, v.24, no.2, (March-April 1994), p.3 SIEC No: 19940518

In this brief article, the author discusses an initiative, sponsored by Oregon Right to Die, which will permit dying adults (those expected to live less than 6 months) to request & obtain prescriptions from their doctors in order to end their life. The procedural safeguards written into this measure & opposition to the initiative are also discussed.