Pro-lifers Make a Difference

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The 2017 Oregon legislative session has brought an unprecedented onslaught of deadly bills. As chronicled in the February-March issue of Life in Oregon, Senate Bill 494 allows for the starvation and dehydration death of dementia patients. The bill was so novel in its deadly provisions that it received nationwide attention. Articles were written in national […]

A Time for All Things

Gayle Atteberry ORTL Executive Director

Twenty-two years ago, the Lord called me to take the position of Oregon Right to Life Executive Director. It seemed a daunting task, but God assured me that He would be with me every step of the way. True to His nature, He has led me through the years, teaching, guiding, inspiring and encouraging. Much […]



ORTL Conference April 22, 2017 Portland, Oregon Foundation Gala Dinner May 4, 2017 Salem — Willamette Heritage Center Spinning Room Foundation Gala Dinner May 18, 2017 The Oregon Golf Club State and County Fairs June through August ORTLEF Annual Auction September 30, 2017 Salem, Oregon All Foundation dinner events will begin at […]

Canada Expands Euthanasia


Only months after Canada legalized euthanasia in June 2016, bioethicists are pushing for organ donations from patients who are euthanized. In December’s Journal of Medical Ethics, University of Montreal bioethicists Julie Allard and Marie-Chantal Fortin say there could be some ethical complications, admitting, “It will be difficult to disentangle patients’ motivations for requesting MAID (medical […]

Why We Need You to be a Lobbyist

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Lobbyists are not popular in America. If there’s a list of professions that we tend to look down on, they rank somewhere up there with door-to-door salesmen and IRS agents (my apologies to both groups). But when you boil it down, you discover that any politically engaged citizen is no less a lobbyist than the […]