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Archive for June 2020

Statement on June Medical Services v. Russo

Monday morning, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down an unfavorable decision in the case June Medical Services v. Russo. This decision struck down the law requiring abortion providers have admitting privileges at local hospitals. “Admitting privileges are a reasonable standard,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. “Women are injured inside abortion facilities every…

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SB 1606 Unanimously Passes

Yesterday, Senate Bill 1606 unanimously passed the Oregon Legislature. In a bipartisan effort driven by Sen. Sara Gelser (D-Corvallis), this bill will protect Oregonians with disabilities who need to be admitted to hospitals during this pandemic. “All Oregonians deserve advocates, particularly those who cannot advocate for themselves,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. “We were…

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A Pro-Life Champion

By Nickie Snyder | Community Outreach Specialist What characteristics make an effective pro-life champion? Ed Krupka is a contemporary example of what it takes to protect the life of the unborn and vulnerable in our world. Compelled by his personal faith, Ed wanted to do something to protect both the unborn and the vulnerable elderly…

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