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New York, Virginia, Where Next?

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Advocates have been contacting us in response to the news that state legislation is being considered and even passed (New York) that removes any mention of protections for unborn children in the law. Last night, I watched horrified as a Virginia delegate and the state’s governor calmly describe infanticide as a perfectly reasonable option in…

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Together, Arm in Arm

“I ask you to join with me arm in arm.” This message concluded my post-election email. (I’ve included it below in case you didn’t receive it.) We have weathered plenty of disappointments together in the pro-life movement. We will weather those of this election as well.   Someone asked me recently what my vision is…

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Everyone Deserves an Advocate

My social media news feed in the last month has been filled with wonderful posts about children and adults with Down syndrome. The fact that World Down Syndrome Day was March 21st had something to do with it. Even before those celebrations ramped up, the aborting of unborn children with Down syndrome was in the…

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The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

“How do you do it?” “ What is it like to lobby?”  “I couldn’t do that.”  These are statements I have heard many times in the past few weeks as I have interacted with many pro-life Oregonians.  Part of my job as executive director is to work with our team at the Oregon Capitol, which…

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Why Do We March

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Every year for decades Oregon Right to Life has organized an event on a Sunday afternoon in January to remember the lives lost to legal abortion since the infamous Roe v. Wade decision in 1973.  It is a large event that we dedicate significant resources to producing and every year the dedicated and the die-hard show…

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