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Posts by Reagan Knopp

The Sanctity of Human Life and the Elections

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The sanctity of human life is a little-discussed term these days, but is at the heart of what Oregon Right to Life (ORTL) is all about. Belief in this concept is also of key importance to how you and your circle of influence vote this election season. Let’s look at the belief first. The sanctity…

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The Most Important Election

Have you ever heard that an election was “the most important election of our lifetime?” I think I’ve heard it every single voting season since I was first able to vote in 2014. It sounds like something a candidate or party leader might say to drum up enthusiasm or solicit an extra donation. I can’t…

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Pro-Life Kids! Book Review

The picture book, “Pro-Life Kids!” by Bethany Bomberger is a great tool for anyone mentoring children. It’s a colorful and fun way to start a discussion about pro-life principles. I recently filmed a live video reading of the book to my 3 and 4-year-old grandsons. My grandsons were immediately engaged by the delightful, colorful illustrations.…

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The Coronavirus Campaign

Every year it seems we’re facing a historic election. I can easily say that 2020 was the most unique campaign of my decade working in politics. Oregon’s vote-by-mail system ensured that voters could safely cast their vote. We don’t yet know the full impact on voters, but we saw 46 percent of eligible voters cast…

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No Pause for Pro-Lifers in Pandemic Primary

One of the most unique elections in Oregon history took place on May 19. In the midst of a worldwide pandemic and unprecedented stay-at-home orders, primary election voters across the state made their voices heard. The perseverance of pro-life voters was felt during these extraordinary times as results rolled in on election night. In Oregon’s…

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