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February – March 2018

New Pro-life Legislators Take Office

Most of the time, election years are the only opportunity for voters to weigh in on who represents them. However, there are occasions when a vacancy occurs in a legislative district between election years. When that happens, the responsibility of finding a replacement falls primarily on precinct committee persons (PCPs).  Over the last year, an…

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Oregon Ignores Federal Law

Last November, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) issued a memo detailing its significant financial problems. The most troubling revelation was that OHA violated federal law by using $1.8 million of federal funds to pay for abortions. The Hyde Amendment, a federal law for 40 years, prohibits federal funds from being spent on abortions, except in…

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OHSU Purchases Aborted Body Parts

Over the last two years, Oregon Right to Life has been digging into Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) records. We are thankful that many of you have supported our efforts to acquire those records. We uncovered exactly what we feared: OHSU has been purchasing aborted baby organs to use for research. The investigation of…

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2017 Angel Award Recipients

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The Boards of Directors of the Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation and the Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Angel Awards. They include individuals, businesses, and foundations who contributed $1,000 or more during the year to enable us to continue changing hearts and minds. Oregon Right to Life Education…Read More

Can One Person Change The World?

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Most of you would answer the question above with a resounding yes. Perhaps the question immediately brought to your mind the name or image of a famous person who did just that. Where do these leaders come from? Did they feel afraid as they stood alone against the world? Were they really alone? History is…

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