Gonzales v. Oregon
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The paper explores the case of Gonzales v. Oregon. It brings two parties of opposing opinions together to determine the legality of the State of Oregon's law known as the Oregon Death with Dignity Act (3 Or Rev Stat 127 800 1994) which allows physician assisted suicide. It explains that this State Act was created through popular vote among registered voters in the state and then finally through legislative action.
From the Paper:"The case of Gonzales v Oregon brings two parties of opposing opinions together to determine the legality of the State of Oregon law, known as the Oregon Death with Dignity Act (3 Or. Rev. Stat. ?127.800 (1994)), which allows physician assisted suicide. This State Act was created through popular vote among registered voters in the state, and then finally through legislative action. This law allows physicians to administer lethal doses of controlled substances to patients that have requested death with dignity, and who are suffering from terminal illness and have been medically determined to become deceased within six months ("Supreme Court"). The history that leads the court to the current case includes the 1971 Controlled Substance Act (CSA). The intention of Congress in creating this act is in question with reference to this case and the declarations made by the Attorney General of the United States that ..."
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