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From Our Executive Director

Abortion is Not “Essential”

In Oregon, Governor Kate Brown made decisions about what businesses and industries were “essential” during the year-long shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Health care providers were deemed “non-essential” on March 19, 2020 when Gov. Brown signed an executive order calling for the temporary end of all elective procedures.…

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In Light of Recent Events

After thoughtful consideration, counsel, and prayer, I have made the decision to postpone the Oregon March for Life. There is always a level of unpredictability that is a part of this event. Counter-protesters and others have tried to disrupt it, thankfully without success. However, the safety of our advocates, staff,…

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A Wildfire of Compassion

As I write, a heavy layer of smoke is covering the sky above the Oregon Right to Life office. The impact of wildfires is reaching across Oregon. The loss of life and property is weighing heavily on my heart. My daughter, who is attending college in Virginia, called to check…

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Planned Parenthood Increases Abortions by 6.6% in One Year

This week, Planned Parenthood released their 2019-2020 annual report. Here are some of the major takeaways from the report: As the nation’s largest provider of abortion, Planned Parenthood performed a record number of abortions: 354,871, a 6.6% increase from the prior year. Planned Parenthood received $616.1 million from the American…

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From an Advocate: I’m a Pro-Life Democrat

When Milwaukie resident Heather Wakem was a teenager, she volunteered as a Planned Parenthood telephone fundraiser. She came from a staunchly Democratic family, after all, and working for the pro-choice cause was only natural.  “One of the things I appreciate about the Democratic Party is a reverence for science and…

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Lozier Institute Releases COVID Vaccine Guidance

The end of 2020 brought not only another extended state of emergency for Oregon, but also the highly-anticipated release of a COVID-19 vaccine. At press time, two pharmaceutical companies — Pfizer and Moderna — have released their shots to the masses in hopes of suppressing coronavirus symptoms while possibly slowing…

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