Justice Scalia’s Death Lights Firestorm Over Replacement


Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death in February set off a political firestorm concerning potential nominees and the timing of the replacement. Advocates on both sides of controversial issues, including abortion, are weighing in. Pro-lifers are concerned that a nominee put forth by pro-abortion President Obama would provide the fifth liberal vote on the Court […]

Canada Proposes Forcing Doctors and Nurses to Euthanize Patients


I have never seen a society jump so enthusiastically into the abyss that is the culture of death as Canada has in the last year. Once the [Canada] Supreme Court ended the assisted suicide debate by fiat, euthanasia boosters stopped pretending to want a limited death license and let their true agenda out. Based on […]

Pro-life Success in the Short Session!

daivid kilada

In 2010, voters passed a ballot measure authorizing a “short session” of 35 days between the regular lengthy sessions which occur every two years. The only purpose of the short session was to modify or change budget needs of the state, with no policy bills being acted upon except in an emergency. Unfortunately, this has […]

The Duty To Abort?

kate ewald

I’m sad to report that, lately, women and couples who are expecting a child are not just facing the pressure to abort when there is a problem with the health of the mother or preborn child. They are also now facing pressure when there is simply a possibility that something is wrong. And, incredibly, parents […]

ORTLef Contest Winners


The top four winners in the oratory contest are (from left to right): Karli Olson, Annette Lizarraga, Katerine Morton, Joshua Cooksey. First place winner Karli Olson received $500 and an expense paid trip to compete in the national contest in Herndon, Virginia on July 7-9, 2016. View complete list of winners here