Life in Oregon Editor Retires After 25 Years

Don’t ever tell Eugene resident Cindy Rahm that county fair booths can’t change lives. When Roe v. Wade legalized abortion in 1973, Cindy had no strong feelings on the matter. But in the early 1980s, she visited the Lane County Fair and saw an Oregon Right to Life booth. The powerful display shook the mother of three […]

Jackson County Chair Gives 23 Years of Service

Bryan Platt knows his statistics don’t exactly help him win arguments. As a 66-year-old grandfather, he’s approaching “snow bird” status. He is also white, Republican and a devoted Christian.  And yet Bryan is unapologetic when it comes to the humanity of the unborn. Truth, he insists, applies to everyone, no matter their labels.  “It was […]

Pro-Life Work Continues in Pandemic

By Nickie Snyder, Community Outreach Specialist Like you, our worlds have been flipped upside down by this pandemic. Here in the Education Foundation office, Dawn, our events coordinator, and I are not even working together in the same location due to social distancing. I’m working from my home while she works out of the home […]

ORTL Delivers Late-Term Abortion Report to Lawmakers

Oregon has no restrictions whatsoever on abortion (or even the abortion industry). Oregon does, however, keep fairly good records on abortion in Oregon. We took the annual statistics and made a comprehensive report about late-term abortion in Oregon. One staff member said that the report was the most visually-compelling and appealing piece of material they […]

A Society That Values Human Life

By Melody Durrett, ORTL President The COVID-19 pandemic has enlivened new respect for the value of human life. I was shocked listening to (pro-abortion) Governor Cuomo’s speech on March 24, 2020. Quoted by the New York Times, he said, “[people are] not expendable and we’re not going to accept a premise that human life is […]