Science Supports Six-Week Ban

On Wednesday, shortly before midnight, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the Texas law, SB 8, to go into effect. The Texas law is designed to protect unborn babies whose hearts have begun to beat. “Science has clearly shown that, by six weeks, the embryo is already a complex human,” says Lois […]

Here’s What Happened in the 2021 Legislative Session

With the Oregon Capitol closed to the public for the entire 81st Oregon Legislative Assembly, this session was a challenge for all advocacy groups. However, it was particularly challenging for pro-lifers and other groups that are not welcome to the unified Democratic control of both the House, Senate, and Governor’s mansion. Now that that session […]

Oregon House Prioritizes Partisan Politics Over 78% of Oregonians Who Oppose Infanticide

Salem, OR— Today a majority of the Oregon House of Representatives voted down House Bill 2699. The vote was 37-22 in opposition. This is the House version of Senate Bill 586 which would have required medical care to be given to a baby that survives a failed abortion procedure.  “It’s clear after two votes on the […]

Abortion Extremists in Oregon Senate Vote for Infanticide

Salem, OR— This morning, a majority of the Oregon Senate voted down SB 586, the Born-Alive Infants Protection Act. The vote was 18-11 in opposition to a bill that would have required medical care to be given to a baby that survives a failed abortion procedure. CDC data from 2003 to 2014 reveals at least 143 babies […]

Statement on School Board Election Results

Salem, OR—Over four years ago, Oregon Right to Life made the decision to get involved in local school board races. More information about planned parenthood in Salem-Keizer and Hillsboro.  “We felt it was important to engage in school board elections because Planned Parenthood was bringing the abortion agenda to schools,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive […]