Birth Control

ORS 435.485
Medical personnel not required to participate in termination


(1)

A physician or naturopathic physician is not required to give advice with respect to or participate in any termination of a pregnancy if the refusal to do so is based on an election not to give such advice or to participate in such terminations and the physician or naturopathic physician so advises the patient.

(2)

A hospital employee or member of the hospital medical staff is not required to participate in any termination of a pregnancy if the employee or staff member notifies the hospital of the election not to participate in such terminations. [1969 c.684 §§10,11; 1983 c.470 §3; 2017 c.356 §67]
§§ 435.405 to 435.495

Correction

The permanent edition incorrectly cites the case of State v. Schulman, 6 Or App 81, 485 P2d 1252 (1971), Sup Ct review denied, under [former] ORS 656.002 and ORS 656.204. The case is correctly placed under ORS 435.405 to 435.495.


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Jun. 26, 2021