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News Roundtable | Oregon ICE Contracts | REBROADCAST: Peter Rasmussen


A hallway winds through the NORCOR facility in The Dalles.

A hallway winds through the NORCOR facility in The Dalles.

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  • Two county jails in Oregon have contracts with Immigration and Customs Enforcement to house detainees, despite the fact that Oregon is a sanctuary state. OPB’s Conrad Wilson fills us in.

 

  • Today marks the 20th anniversary of Oregon’s Death With Dignity law. We listen back to an interview with Dr. Peter Rasmussen, a Salem oncologist who was one of the first proponents of Death With Dignity. Rasmussen used the law to end his own life in 2015 after suffering from a brain tumor.

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