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Archive for October 2017

International Jane Doe Obtains Abortion

October 25 was a historic day as the D.C. Appellate Court issued a decision to stop the Trump administration from saving the life of Jane Doe’s baby.  Garza v. Hargan was an eight-week-long battle to preserve Jane Doe’s baby. The 17-year-old, named Jane Doe, was an undocumented immigrant young adult being held in a detention center…

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20 Years with Oregon’s Assisted Suicide Law

October 27 marks 20 years since Oregon’s Physician Assisted Suicide law took effect. Oregon was the first U.S. state and first government in the world to legalize physician assisted suicide. First introduced as Measure 16, it is regarded as one of the most controversial ballot measures in Oregon’s history and has resulted in the deaths…

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Tax Dollars to Planned Parenthood Massively Increased in 2015-17 Biennium

Salem, OR — In passing HB 3391 this summer, Oregon’s governor, Kate Brown, and legislative Democrats massively expanded taxpayer-funded abortions.  The bill was the self-stated top priority of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. Suspecting financial motives, one of the pro-life members of the Oregon House made a public information request. The resulting information proves that…

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Words from an Advocate: Mom of a Child with Down Syndrome

A 1999 European study stated that 90% of babies diagnosed with Down syndrome before birth are aborted. However, most of the U.S. does not track those statistics so that number cannot reliably be used here. That being said, about a dozen states do keep track of and gather information around prenatal testing. In 2012, a…

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