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Archive for February 2020

Ninth Circuit Allows Title X Rules to Take Effect

Salem, OR — On February 24, the Ninth Circuit Court allowed heavily-contested changes to the Title X program to take effect. The rules are intended to prevent the family-planning program from being used to fund abortion businesses. “These changes protect the original intent of the program: family planning,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. “Abortion…

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Supreme Court: Kentucky’s pro-life law standsIn early December, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a ruling which upheld a Kentucky law (HB 2) that requires abortionists to perform an ultrasound, describe the results to the mother, and play the unborn baby’s heartbeat aloud before an abortion. Doctors who violate the law…

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Medication Abortions on the Rise

By Crystal Kupper Even as overall abortion rates have declined in the United States, one specific abortion method has steadily grown in usage: medication abortion. Also known as RU-486, the abortion pill, or mifepristone, this two-drug regimen first blocks progesterone which causes the lining of the mother’s uterus to break down, cutting off blood and…

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Our First Years

Excerpts from an article by dave Porter Life in Oregon, august-September, 1995 Four families, the Kleins, the Klupengers, the Betscharts, and the Hertls, recognized the need to organize a pro-life group. With the pro-bono help of attorney Fred Granata, on August 22, 1970, they submitted incorporation papers to the state of Oregon as “Right to…

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Miracle of Life Display

As we enter a new decade and a new year, we are excited to unveil a brand new pro-life resource to share with all of our advocates and friends of Oregon Right to Life. We’re calling it the Miracle of Life display. We offer both church and school versions. Please make sure to specify which…

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