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Archive for June 2017

Abortion expansion bill (HB 3391) moves to Oregon House for vote

(UPDATE: HB 3391-B passed out of the House on Saturday, July 1.  It is expected to be voted on by the full Senate soon.) Salem, OR–Last night the Joint Committee on Ways and Means passed out House Bill 3391-B to the full House for a vote. “The Democrat majority in the Legislature is clearly working to reward one…

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Oregon Legislative Committee Moves HB 3391: Expands Abortion, Coerces People & Organizations to Pay for Abortions

Salem, OR–Today the Joint Ways and Means Sub-Committee on Human Services passed out House Bill 3391 to the full Ways and Means Committee after adopting new amendments.  As amended, HB 3391 would: Force nearly all health benefit plans offered in this state to cover abortions with no co-pays. Exempt any currently offered health benefit plans that…

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Euthanasia Bill Dies in Closed Committee

Salem, OR–Oregon Right to Life has been fighting a sinister bill, SB 494, in the Senate since the beginning of session. This bill, which passed the Senate 17-13, would have given the power to health care representatives to starve and dehydrate people with mental illnesses including dementia. After passing the Senate, SB 494 was assigned to the…

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SB 494 Passes Oregon Senate

UPDATE: While we were able to defeat SB 494, it was reintroduced and passed as HB 4135 the following legislative session and signed into law. UPDATE: After passing out of the Senate, SB 494 was assigned to the House Judiciary Committee, which is closed for the remainder of this Legislative Session.  Please see our latest press…

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PRESS RELEASE: Senator Kruse Betrays His Constituents

Senator Kruse Betrays His Constituents, Votes for Senate Bill 494 Salem, Ore–Today Senator Jeff Kruse, who has long been endorsed by Oregon Right to Life PAC as being “pro-life,” put an end to his pro-life ethic. Disregarding more than a thousand emails and phone calls from his own constituents, as well as detailed conversations with Oregon…

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