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ORTL PAC Endorses Jimmy Crumpacker for CD 2

Update: See below for additional comments by Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. For the first time in almost a decade, one of Oregon’s congressional seats is open. Currently held by Rep. Greg Walden, Oregon’s Second Congressional District (CD 2) is Oregon’s only Republican seat in Congress. Congressman Walden has been a reliable pro-life vote in…

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Abortion Rates Fall To Historic Lows

Salem, OR — This fall, the Guttmacher Institute and the Centers for Disease Control released their latest abortion statistics. Their reports showed that abortion ratios and rates are at their lowest numbers ever documented. “No matter the reason, lower abortion numbers are good news, news that everyone should be happy to hear,” says Lois Anderson,…

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Title X rule goes into effect

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced a final rule to restore Title X family planning regulations to prohibit grantees from co-locating with abortion businesses, or from referring clients for abortion. “We are glad that President Trump and HHS Secretary Azar are reinstating laws to protect Americans,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive…

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We need you to be courageous this year!

Courage is defined as the quality of mind or spirit that enables a person to face difficulty, danger, or pain; to be without fear; bravery. We are asking that you look to our creator and within and embrace the courage that is within each of you. This year we want you to be bold and…

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Press Release: Bill allowing starvation, dehydration of dementia patients passes, on to gov. desk

March 2019 Update: HB 4135 was signed into law in 2018. The Oregon Legislature is currently attempting to further expand the law. Please go here for the latest. Salem, OR– Today House Bill 4135 passed the Oregon Senate (17-12). While the stated intent of the bill’s authors was to update the advance directive, it also paves the way for healthcare representatives to…

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