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Dec 2016 – Jan 2017

Election Results: Roe V. Wade Lost

What a year.  A year dominated by a crazy, unpredictable presidential race that sent experienced operatives back to the drawing board and the establishment scurrying. No one predicted that, when the dust settled, we would have a president, Senate, and Congress poised to pass pro-life legislation. Even Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, said, “I…

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Dennis Richardson Wins Stunning Pro-life Victory!

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On election night, Dennis Richardson became the first pro-life candidate to win a statewide election in Oregon in more than a decade. Richardson won the critical office of Secretary of State, beating pro-abortion extremist Brad Avakian. The Secretary of State oversees elections, audits government gencies, and is next in line to become governor. For years,…

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Down Ticket Report: Pro-life Legislative Seats Held!

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The 2016 elections saw many pro-life victories up and down the ballot. All pro-life seats in the Oregon State Legislature were retained. Of note, State Representative Mike Nearman resisted a heavy attack from pro-abortion groups. Oregon Right to Life PAC invested heavily in this race and the result was a margin of victory over 15…

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Assisted Suicide: A Slippery Slope

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During the campaign to legalize physician-assisted suicide in Oregon in 1997, supporters said it would simply give people in protracted pain a “death with dignity.” Opponents argued that the law had no safeguards, would be abused, and that other states would soon follow suit. Those warnings have proven to be true: Additional states legalize assisted…

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Double Your Money!

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Help us save more lives! By Elizabeth Spillman, Development Coordinator StandUpGirl.com has had an exciting year filled with many new opportunities as we celebrated our 15th anniversary and surpassed 34 million women reached since 2001. This past January, we attended the March for Life and Babies Go to Congress in Washington, D.C. to spread the…

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