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February-March 2016

Pro-life Successes In 2015!

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The pro-life movement’s tireless and passionate defense of life can clearly be seen in the abundant success we experienced in 2015. New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control show abortion numbers at an all-time low nationwide! (Lifenotes) In January, 2015, for the first time since 2006, a pro-life majority in the U.S. Senate was…

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Obama Vetoes Planned Parenthood Defunding

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On January 8, President Obama vetoed H.R. 3762, the Restoring America’s Health Care Freedom Reconciliation Act, a bill that makes budgetary changes to various federal programs. The bill would, according to National Right to Life, “block most federal funds from going to Planned Parenthood, and repeal many parts of Obamacare, including the program that provides…

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Rallies Draw Large Crowds

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In rallies around the state, thousands of Oregon pro-lifers gathered to commemorate 43 years of legal abortion under Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy. Since January 22, 1973, approximately 58,586,256 unborn babies have died from abortion. The state rally, held in Portland’s Pioneer Courthouse Square,…

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Take Your Vote Seriously

I know I am not the only one who thinks this is the craziest presidential primary season, and the voting has just begun! We began this process with a veritable banquet of pro-life governors and senators with legislative and executive experience. Sprinkle in a few who have not served in office, but who appeared to…

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The Short Session

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On February 1, the Oregon legislature will convene for what has become known as the “short session.” Oregon voters established annual sessions in 2010. The even year session is limited to 35 session days, as opposed to the odd year sessions which are 160 days. While originally designed for budget review and emergencies, the short…

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