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April – May 2021

New Drug Cocktail Kills Oregonians Faster

Oregon Health Authority’s 23rd annual data summary of its Death with Dignity Act (DWDA) revealed something new this year: a small-yet-growing percentage of physicians around the state who help their patients kill themselves are doing so with a modified method.  The overall way to commit suicide with the state’s blessing is unchanged; doctors still prescribe…

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Oregon Health Authority Releases 2020 Death With Dignity report

Oregon recently released its 23rd annual report on assisted suicide in the state.  Since the release of the 2019 report, Oregon saw a 25 percent increase in residents requesting lethal prescriptions for assisted suicide under the Death with Dignity Act (DWDA). In 2020, 370 people received lethal prescriptions. Of that group, 245 people died from…

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New Late-Term Abortion Clinic Opens in Downtown Portland

A mere six weeks after the 50-year-old Lovejoy Surgicenter closed its doors to abortion-seeking women and girls, a new late-term abortion business is cropping up in Portland. The Lilith Clinic, located in the 511 Building on Southwest 10th Avenue in downtown Portland, opened its doors on Friday, March 19. The facility will offer abortions through…

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40 Days for Life Finishes Strong Around Willamette Valley

Since 2007, hundreds of thousands of pro-life advocates around the globe have participated in 40 Days for Life, a peaceful prayer campaign outside abortion facilities worldwide. Volunteers typically pray in organized shifts, with the goal of maintaining an all-day vigil. They often speak to abortion-vulnerable clients, too.  This spring’s campaign was held from February 17…

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Babies Are People Too!

Nickie SnyderCommunity Outreach Specialist Like many of you, I was fortunate to know the truth that babies are people from a very young age. As the oldest child in my family, I remember observing my mom and aunts for the duration of their pregnancies. Family members would say things like, “Your mom is having a…

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