ORTL Founder Leaves Legacy of Compassion

A founder of Oregon Right to Life (ORTL) passed away in October. Robert “Bob” Betschart helped create Oregon’s largest pro-life organization in 1970, approximately one year after the Beaver State legalized abortion and three years before Roe v. Wade. That action stemmed from his strong belief that the unborn are fully human and worthy of […]

Updated Pro-Life Advance Directive Available

Oregon Right to Life (ORTL) strives to protect all life from fertilization until natural death. That means we work to protect the most vulnerable humans, from the unborn baby in the womb to people facing end-of-life decisions. In our state, where physician-assisted suicide is tragically becoming increasingly common, it is especially important to ensure that […]