Undocumented teen receives abortion

After a court battle, 17-year-old “Jane Doe,” an undocumented immigrant, had an abortion facilitated by federal funds, ending the life of her 15-week-old unborn baby. The teen had entered the U.S. illegally and was staying at a federally-funded shelter in Texas. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has a policy against facilitating abortion. […]

Reaching Beyond the $800 million


By Elizabeth Spillman,Development Coordinator, Standupgirl.com  On September 6, the Wall Street Journal ran an editorial praising the Health and Human Services Department for their decision to phase out the Obama administration’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program. This program awarded grants for educational initiatives designed to prevent teen pregnancy. Over $800 million in grants have been disbursed through the Teen […]

Bountiful Thanks

Dawn Powers ORTLEF Events Director

I love this time of year. The seasons change and the whole world is adorned with splashes of red, yellow, orange, and every color in between. Gathering with family and friends has always been the best part of this season. Thanksgiving became an exciting event when, as a young family, various friends adopted us each […]

2018 ORTLEF Contests

ortlef contest 2018

Essay/Drawing Contests Theme: Life Is Precious At All Ages & All Abilities • Drawing Contest – grades K through 12 • Computer Generated Drawing Contest – grades 9 through 12 • Essay Contest – grades 5 through 12 State Contest winners receive cash prizes and have their entries displayed at the ORTL Conference on April 7, […]

Shopping Saves Lives!

There is a way that you can give to Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation by simply doing something you do every week – SHOPPING! Whether it is groceries, gas, and household items or Christmas presents, if you shop at Fred Meyer or on Amazon.com you can give to our life-saving work.  If you are […]