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Posts by David Kilada

Local Elections More Important Than Ever

David Kilada Political Director

All politics is local, they say. Most of the years I’ve worked in local politics, I have doubted the truth of this phrase. After all, 99 percent of the time people focus on what is going on in the White House or the Congress. Little thought is given to the Oregon State Capitol, much less…

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Unions, Abortion and the Supreme Court

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Until this year, public sector unions in Oregon have been taking mandatory dues from government employees, even non-union members.  Millions of those dollars are then diverted to fund pro-abortion groups. These groups then support pro-abortion candidates for office who are committed to keeping this cycle going.  If you are a public employee, you can finally…

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Enthusiasm: The Only Way We Can Win

David Kilada Political Director

This primary election there were critically important pro-life victories as well as some painful losses. In some races, there simply were not enough pro-life voters who returned their ballots. In others, pro-life voters rose to the challenge and made the winning difference. What we can learn from both the wins and the losses is that…

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Oregon GOP Unanimously Denounces Euthanasia

David Kilada Political Director

At the end of October, Republican delegates from across Oregon met in Bend to update the Oregon Republican Party (ORP) Platform. This document is critical because it explains the pro-life position of the only major party in Oregon that takes a stand in defense of life from conception to natural death. In light of the…

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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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