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April – May 2017

Save The Date!

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Save the date! Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 • 5 P.M. “A Bountiful Life” ORTLEF Auction and Dinner Red Lion Hotel Salem, Oregon $45 per person (non-deductible) If you would like to reserve tickets, be a sponsor, buy raffle tickets, or donate an item for auction, please call 503-463-8563 or 800-524-9271

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Camp Joshua 2017

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Twenty-two students came from around Oregon, eager to be participants in Camp Joshua 2017, held during Spring Break. Students were active from dawn to dusk, listening to pro-life experts in a variety of fields and visiting the locations of various pro-life ministries. Included among the trips was a tour of the Oregon State Capitol, where…

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Action Alert – Confirm Neil Gorsuch!

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In February 2016, pro-life giant and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away unexpectedly. Not long after, President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland for the vacant seat. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell went out on a limb to block the confirmation hearings of Garland until after the presidential election. It paid off. In January,…

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Assisted Suicides Up in Oregon

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According to the 2016 assisted suicide report, put out by Oregon’s Public Health Division, there were 133 reported assisted suicide deaths in 2016. There were 204 lethal prescriptions obtained in 2016. Once the prescribing physician writes the prescription, the law does not require further oversight. After the person’s death, the prescribing physician is required to…

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Life Notes April-May

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Nearly 50 new pro-life bills introduced since Trump’s election The World News Service reports that almost 50 new pro-life bills have been introduced by state legislators since the November election. Last year, the nation’s lawmakers passed 60 new pro-life bills and leaders expect more new laws this year. National Right to Life’s Ingrid Duran explains,…

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