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Statement on CD 2 Candidate Knute Buehler

On December 10, Knute Buehler announced he is running in the Republican primary for Oregon’s second congressional district. Oregon Right to Life PAC works to identify and support pro-life candidates for office at all levels of government. Our focus is on electing champions for protecting life from conception to natural death. “Mr. Buehler spent much of last…

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Abortion Rates Fall To Historic Lows

Salem, OR — This fall, the Guttmacher Institute and the Centers for Disease Control released their latest abortion statistics. Their reports showed that abortion ratios and rates are at their lowest numbers ever documented. “No matter the reason, lower abortion numbers are good news, news that everyone should be happy to hear,” says Lois Anderson,…

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Supreme Courts Takes Up Louisiana Pro-Life Case

Friday, October 4, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to consider Louisiana’s 2014 pro-life law. It required abortion providers have admitting privileges at hospitals no further than 30 miles away. “In 2016, a similar law in Texas was overturned by SCOTUS,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. “We are hopeful that this time the Supreme Court will allow…

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Planned Parenthood Chooses Abortion Services Over Healthcare Services

On August 19, Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider, announced it will withdraw from the Title X federal program which provides family planning healthcare to low income Americans. Out of 4,000 Title X service sites in the nation, Planned Parenthood operates fewer than 400. “For decades we have heard Planned Parenthood claim abortion is just three percent…

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Gov. Brown Signs SB 579 Into Law

On July 23, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 579 into law, eliminating the waiting periods for those near death who may desire or have been pressured into accessing physician-assisted suicide. “By signing this bill, Governor Kate Brown shirked her duty to protect Oregon’s citizens,” says Oregon Right to Life Executive Director Lois Anderson. “Oregon’s ‘Death with Dignity’…

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