Oregon Repeal of "Death with Dignity", Measure 51 (1997)

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The Oregon Repeal of "Death with Dignity" Act, also known as Measure 26, was on the November 4, 1997 ballot in Oregon as a legislatively-referred state statute, where it was defeated. The measure would have repealed a law allowing terminally ill adults to obtain physician’s prescription for lethal drugs.[1]

Election results

Oregon Measure 51 (1997)
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No666,27559.91%
Yes 445,830 40.09%

Election results via: Oregon Blue Book

Text of measure

The ballot measure title read:[1]

REPEALS LAW ALLOWING TERMINALLY ILL ADULTS TO OBTAIN LETHAL PRESCRIPTION[2]

The text of the measure can be found here.

See also

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Approveda Oregon "Death with Dignity," Measure 16 (1994)

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Oregon State Library, "State of Oregon Official Voters' Pamphlet," accessed December 12, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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