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February – March 2020

Pro-Life PCPs Are Still Important

The excitement of the 2020 election is here. We are already fielding calls from many prospective pro-life candidates for office. Before you know it, the May primary election will be upon us. One thing that can get lost in the busyness of this primary election season is the importance of local precinct committee persons (PCPs).…

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Doctors are Increasingly Euthanizing Patients to Harvest Their Organs

My very first anti-euthanasia column, published in Newsweek (June 27, 1993 in Human Exceptionalism), warned that societal acceptance of assisted suicide/euthanasia would eventually include organ harvesting “as a plum to society.” I was called an alarmist and a fear-monger, but alas, I was right. In Belgium and the Netherlands, mentally ill and disabled people are killed in hospitals…

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Eastern Oregon Legislators Remain Pro-Life

The retirement of Cliff Bentz from the Oregon State Senate at the very beginning of the year created a domino effect in Eastern Oregon politics. Republican precinct committee persons met to select a new state senator and state representative. On a cold day in early January, Republican PCPs from across Senate District 30 met in…

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Pro-Life Legislation for the 2020 Session

Abortion is legal for all nine months in Oregon, a tragic reality for the past 47 years under Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. It may be the current legal reality but it has been and will always be reprehensible. As you read this, the 2020 Oregon legislative session is underway. Oregon Right to Life has introduced…

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Action Alert

Support SB 1523 and HB 4048 Please urge your legislators to support SB 1523 the Born-Alive Infants Protection bill andHB 4048 the 20-Week Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection bill. Oregon currently has zero protections for a baby in the womb or a baby born alive during an abortion procedure. These bills would help close those gaps and move Oregon…

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