Press Release: LPO Resolution Concerning Oregon Medical Board


Sonja Feintech – LPO Public Policy Board Secretary

Libertarian Party of Oregon Public Policy Board


Libertarian Party of Oregon Public Policy Board
Resolution 22-02 Concerning the Oregon Medical Board

Libertarians support the right of every person to earn an honest and peaceful living through the free and voluntary exchange of goods and services.

Oregon: The Libertarian Party of Oregon Public Policy Board announced Resolution 22-02 Concerning the Oregon Medical Board, a resolution voted on by the elected Public Policy Board. This Resolution is a declaration opposing occupational and other licensing laws that infringe on this right or treat it as a state-granted privilege. This resolution specifically highlights the Oregon Medical Boards campaign of harassment and defamation of top family doctor Dr. Paul Thomas in the State of Oregon.

This resolution is a great step forward in addressing the gross overreach of government entities regarding healthcare workers and their ability to conduct free trade,” says Sonja Feintech, Public Policy Board Secretary at the Libertarian Party of Oregon. 

This resolution regards declarations including;

Whereas, the Hippocratic Oath holds, “First do no harm;”

Whereas, Medicine is “practiced” wherein a physician’s experience and lifetime learning informs his/her practice; 

Whereas, Libertarian National Committee Plank 1.1 holds, “Individuals own their bodies and have rights over them that other individuals, groups, and governments may not violate. Individuals have the freedom and responsibility to decide what they knowingly and voluntarily consume, and what risks they accept to their own health, finances, safety, or life;

IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, the Libertarian Party of Oregon has NO CONFIDENCE in the Oregon Medical Board and its authorizing statute;

This Resolution will be available starting 10/22/22, for public dissemination. For more

information on PPB resolutions, visit

About the Libertarian Public Policy Board: The Public Policy Board is a newly created body of the Libertarian Party of Oregon and acts as the public outreach and policy creator branch of the Oregon Libertarian Party. Article 6, Section 2 of the Libertarian Party of Oregon’s Bylaws allows the Public Policy Board to, by three quarters vote, adopt positions on specific matters of public policy.

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