A Fresh New Year

Lois Anderson Executive Director

I love to turn the page on a calendar to a new year. With nothing written on it, there are so many possibilities to consider. For me, it will be a year of “firsts” as I embark on my first full year as executive director. In fact, as I am writing this, I am in […]

Announcing … Together We Advocate 2018

ORTL conference

For many years, Oregon Right to Life has organized an annual conference. Under the skillful leadership and vision of our past executive director, Gayle Atteberry, it has become one of the best pro-life conferences in the nation. (For example, we were one of the first to headline Abby Johnson, shortly before her meteoric rise in […]

Humbled and Honored

I love September. It was my favorite month growing up. It meant school starting, new supplies, new clothes, maybe new shoes if I needed them. It also meant glorious days, sunny but cool, and ripe blackberries for a snack on the walk home from the bus stop. If I didn’t have too much homework, an […]

Meet our New Executive Director, Lois

lois anderson - new ortl executive director

Since 1999, Lois Anderson has been a key part of the strategy and execution of Oregon Right to Life’s efforts. She served as director of political operations for 17 years prior to assuming her current role as executive director. Lois was also instrumental in launching ORTL’s overhauled digital communication efforts in 2014 and the organization’s re-branding in 2016.

Precious Pockets

precious pockets

It’s hard to miss fair and festival season in Oregon. It is a busy time for pro-life education! Pro-life booths will pop up all over Oregon filled with interactive displays, models of human development, information about abortion procedures, and compelling video, all designed to draw passersby into the fascinating and real world of human development […]