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Archive for September 2017

HB 3391: What You Need to Know

David Kilada Political Director

The 2017 legislative session was pretty brutal. It demanded countless hours from our staff while we fought legislation on several fronts. Several bills were introduced that would have endangered the mentally incompetent. The most difficult to stop was SB 494 because it had the medical community’s support and required legal experts to determine its sinister…

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Inspirational Leadership Passing the Baton

Gayle Atteberry

Gayle Atteberry’s pro-life journey began as a volunteer in the Eugene chapter of Oregon Right to Life. Soon, she was speaking in high schools about abortion. Gayle continued her activism and became the lobbyist for ORTL. Then, in 1995, she was selected as executive director of the organization. Under her guidance, ORTL more than doubled…

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Woman Dies Following an Abortion

abortion caused woman death

Keisha Marie Atkins, 23, died on February 4, 2017 at University of New Mexico (UNM) Hospital following a four-day late-term abortion procedure in Albuquerque at Southwestern Woman’s Options, the nation’s largest abortion facility that openly specializes in abortions throughout all nine months of pregnancy. Atkins went to the abortion facility on January 31, 2017 to…

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Humbled and Honored

I love September. It was my favorite month growing up. It meant school starting, new supplies, new clothes, maybe new shoes if I needed them. It also meant glorious days, sunny but cool, and ripe blackberries for a snack on the walk home from the bus stop. If I didn’t have too much homework, an…

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New Faces, Old Fight

David Kilada Political Director

In Oregon, we’ve been blessed with decades of steady, wise leadership within the pro-life cause. Gayle Atteberry has been exemplary in her faithfulness to the movement and the innocents it exists to serve. I first met Gayle when I worked for pro-life legislators in the Oregon State Capitol. I got to see firsthand her relentless…

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