Oregon Needs a Law to Protect Abortion Survivors

Babies who survive abortion attempts are at risk in Oregon. Federal law doesn’t provide adequate safeguards for these children, and Oregon has no law explicitly protecting abortion survivors.  This complex issue is often ignored or misunderstood. Here are the facts. Are babies actually born alive during abortions? Some people argue that babies aren’t really born […]

Advocates Rally for the Unborn at Pro-Life Lobby Day

Enthusiastic pro-life advocates came together Thursday to give a voice to the voiceless at the state Capitol for Oregon Right to Life’s (ORTL) Pro-Life Lobby Day. This event gave moms, abortion survivors, and other grassroots pro-life advocates an incredible opportunity to share community with life-minded Oregonians, take part in the legislative process, and bring a […]

Oregon Supreme Court Rules Ten Pro-Life Senators Ineligible for Re-Election Following Historic Walkout

Salem, Ore.—In a unanimous vote announced on Thursday, the Oregon Supreme Court ruled that Oregon State Senators who participated in the courageous six-week walkout during the 2023 session are now ineligible for re-election under Measure 113. This highly anticipated decision in favor of Secretary of State LaVonne Griffin-Valade came in response to Measure 113 passed […]

Oregon Right to Life sues mandate that it cover abortion in its health insurance plan

Today Oregon Right to Life (“ORTL”) sued for relief from Oregon’s requirement (the “Mandate”) that ORTL provide coverage in its employee health-insurance plan for abortion. The Mandate violates ORTL’s religious liberty protected by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The Mandate was enacted in 2017 as the Reproductive Health Equity Act (“RHEA”). It is […]

The “Reproductive Health” Money St. Alphonsus Won’t See

St. Alphonsus Medical Center in Baker City. Photo from St. Alphonsus website.

Among the radical pro-abortion bills that were passed in 2022, you might remember the $15 million given to the unaccountable non-profit organization Seeding Justice. The bill indicated that the money should be used “for advancing reproductive health equity.” Last month, Seeding Justice disbursed $5 million from the fund to “increase abortion access.” Meanwhile, in Baker […]