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June-August 2019

2019 ORTLEF Contests

Congratulations to the first, second, and third place winners in the recent ORTLEF Essay, Drawing, and Oratory Contest. Oratory Contest • 1st — Ruth Hailey, Washington County • 2nd — Madison Clark, Josephine County • 3rd — Meredith Brann, Wallowa County Essay Contests Grades 5-6: • Rebekah Prewitt, Yamhill County • Sophia Cacka, Mt. Angel/Holy…

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QCDs: Support Life and Save Money

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Have you heard of qualified charitable deductions (QCDs)? If you haven’t, we’d like to explain how taking advantage of them can save you money and help the pro-life cause. A QCD is a direct distribution from your IRA to a qualified 501(c)(3) charity like the Oregon Right to Life Education Foundation (ORTLEF). Here is simple…

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Physician-Assisted Suicide: One State Passes, Five States Reject

Currently seven states allow the practice of physician-assisted suicide (PAS). They include California, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Oregon, Vermont, and Washington. Washington, DC also permits assisted suicide. This legislative season has seen several states tackle physician-assisted suicide legislation. New Jersey became the eighth state to allow PAS when a bill passed the Assembly (41-33) and the…

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Action Alert!

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Volunteer for your county’s summer fair booth! Summertime is full of memories for all of us! Many think back to our local county fair we visited each summer, how our families braved the carnival rides and frequented the 4-H barn to see the animals. This year you can see the fair with the eyes of…

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2019 Conference

Over 400 people from around the Pacific Northwest joined us for Together We Advocate 2019, this year’s annual conference. They spent the day learning from top pro-life educators and advocates, as well as enjoying opportunities to network together. Many came for their first time and left eager for next year’s conference. Stay tuned for a…

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