ERGO logo Assisted Suicide Laws Concerning Oregon

Read the complete Oregon Death With Dignity Act, 1994 and the reports of its conduct by visiting the Oregon State website.

In its first ten years of operation, a total of 341 people used this law to bring their terminal illnesses to an end. Only residents of Oregon are allowed to use this law.

Read summaries of the Supreme Court's two rulings in Washington v. Glucksberg and in Vacco v. Quill.

Trail to Oregon's physican-assisted suicide law
Oregon Death with Dignity Act on State of Oregon website
Supreme Court Ruling (1995) - Vacco vs. Quill
Supreme Court Ruling (1996) - Washington vs. Glucksberg