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Archive for February 2017

Bill Pushes Starvation and Dehydration for Conscious Patients

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Senate Bill 494, recently introduced in the Oregon Legislature, would allow the starving and dehydrating of patients who suffer from dementia or mental illness. This bill was drafted because of a situation involving an Ashland resident who suffered from Alzheimer’s disease. After moving into a memory care facility, Nora Harris eventually lost the ability to…

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Trump Nominates Gorsuch to Supreme Court

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On January 31, President Trump nominated Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the seat of Justice Antonin Scalia who died last February. Gorsuch sits on the Tenth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Oregon Right to Life Executive Director Gayle Atteberry said, “We are thankful that President Trump followed through on his promise…

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I Regret Choosing Abortion

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By John Hoffmeister Salem, Oregon My first wife and I already had two sons before we divorced. I then fell into living for myself, having relationships with whomever, wherever, and whenever. I did not want to commit again. Eventually, in relationships four years apart, I got two other women pregnant. I was not concerned for…

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From the Director

Gayle Atteberry ORTL Executive Director

Some Oregon legislators and insurance lobbyists have recently devised another legal way to kill people. It is so horrendous and inhumane that you would not even treat your pet dog in this way. Just as bullies do, these legislators have singled out the weak and defenseless. Senate Bill 494, if passed, would allow the starving…

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Wanted: Pro-lifers Serving on School Boards

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Sometimes it seems like all political change originates from the White House, Congress, or even the State Capitol. It is true that last year’s election results give the pro-life cause excellent opportunities to pass pro-life legislation in Washington, D.C. Pro-life champion Dennis Richardson’s election as Oregon’s new Secretary of State is an amazing statewide victory.…

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