`Value of Life' Figures Help Government Measure Risk (Local Opinion) (Numbers Don't Tell Anyone What a Human Life is Worth)
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR) 2008, July 27
The Register-Guard (Eugene, OR)
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Byline: Trudy Anne Cameron For The Register-Guard On July 11, The Register-Guard ran a front-page Associated Press article the lead paragraph of which trumpeted that, "A government agency has decided that an American life isn't worth what it used to be." The story and its headline could easily give readers the impression that government agencies assign monetary values to human life in an arbitrary, perhaps even amoral, fashion.
- Category: Reference
- Published: 27 July 2008
- Publisher: The Register Guard
- Print Length: 5 Pages
- Language: English