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Archive for June 2021

Here’s What Happened in the 2021 Legislative Session

With the Oregon Capitol closed to the public for the entire 81st Oregon Legislative Assembly, this session was a challenge for all advocacy groups. However, it was particularly challenging for pro-lifers and other groups that are not welcome to the unified Democratic control of both the House, Senate, and Governor’s mansion. Now that that session…

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Encouragement From Back East

The week of June 21, I was privileged to travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the first in-person National Right to Life Committee (NRLC) board meeting in more than a year, meet with partners, and attend the NRLC annual convention. Serving as the Oregon delegate to their board provides the opportunity to bring an Oregon…

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Abortion Extremists in Oregon Senate Vote for Infanticide

Salem, OR— This morning, a majority of the Oregon Senate voted down SB 586, the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act. The vote was 18-11 in opposition to a bill that would have required medical care to be given to a baby that survives a failed abortion procedure. CDC data from 2003 to 2014 reveals at least 143 babies…

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Is Roe Unraveling?

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will take up a major abortion case in the next session. That means sometime between October 2021 and June or early July of 2022 we will have a decision on the following question: are all pre-viability prohibitions on elective abortions “unconstitutional?”  This will be the first abortion-related case for…

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