Idaho Girl Trafficked Into Oregon for Underage Abortion, Police Allege

An abortion facility in Bend has become a player in an ongoing Idaho police investigation.  Authorities in Pocatello, a city of about 60,000 in southeast Idaho, have charged Kadyn Leo Swainston, 18, and his mother, Rachael Swainston, 42, with multiple felonies each. Police say that the pair took the teen’s underage girlfriend to Planned Parenthood […]

ORTL Hires Launch Graduate for Development Specialty

ORTL Hires Launch Graduate for Development Specialty When Portlander Helen Doran attended Launch, Oregon Right to Life’s springtime retreat for young adult pro-lifers in 2016, she already considered herself firmly in the pro-life camp. But she never pictured herself taking a job at ORTL as a development specialist six years later. “I grew up in […]

ORTL PAC’s Grassroots Efforts Produce Results in Elections

“THE EFFORTS FROM OREGON RIGHT TO LIFE PAC HAVE PROVEN TO INCREASE VOTER TURNOUT BY 10% IN RECENT ELECTION” Written by Trevor Lane Maybe the most important part of winning elections is getting people to vote.  You’d think that accomplishment would be simple in Oregon. Every registered voter is automatically mailed a ballot, and drop-boxes […]

my pro-life reason Zachary Hale, Life in Oregon reader Salem

I’m pro-life because I’m optimistic about the resilience of the human spirit. Some years ago, my wife and I had the opportunity to work with and mentor young mothers. We were young parents at the time and still figuring parenting out ourselves (in fact, we still are). We saw clearly that the decision to choose […]

January Pro-Life Happenings Around the State

Douglas County Right to Life  Contact: Linda Middlekauff Event: Walk for Life & Baby Shower benefitingSafe Haven Maternity Home  Date: Sunday, January 21, 2024  Time: 2 – 4 p.m.  Location and Instructions:  Meet at Mercy Medical Center’s Main Entrance(2700 Stewart Parkway in Roseburg) Baby Shower to happen after WFL (Garden Valley Church of Christ, 1475 […]