Quote of the Day 8/15/2013

My fear is that physicians will be even more reluctant to be honest when curative treatment is futile. Needless suffering should be outlawed by our state leaders if they are intent on practicing medicine without a license.

-Annette Prince, director of the Oklahoma Palliative Care Resource Center, on a new Oklahoma law that seeks to ban doctors from denying aggressive medical treatments to elderly, disabled, or dying patients, even if the treatment could cause great suffering with little chance of success (Source: http://bit.ly/17rWnok)


Gene Perry worked for OK Policy from 2011 to 2019. He is a native Oklahoman and a citizen of the Cherokee Nation. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in history and an M.A. in journalism.

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