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Sen. Patterson Refuse to Protect Babies Born-Alive

This legislative session, Oregon Right to Life introduced Senate Bill 586, the Born-Alive Infant Protection bill. It would require abortion providers to deliver life-saving care for a baby born alive during an abortion. Data from the CDC shows that as many as 143 babies have survived a failed abortion then died. A poll of likely…

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In Light of Recent Events

After thoughtful consideration, counsel, and prayer, I have made the decision to postpone the Oregon March for Life. There is always a level of unpredictability that is a part of this event. Counter-protesters and others have tried to disrupt it, thankfully without success. However, the safety of our advocates, staff, and volunteers has and will…

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SB 1606 Unanimously Passes

Yesterday, Senate Bill 1606 unanimously passed the Oregon Legislature. In a bipartisan effort driven by Sen. Sara Gelser (D-Corvallis), this bill will protect Oregonians with disabilities who need to be admitted to hospitals during this pandemic. “All Oregonians deserve advocates, particularly those who cannot advocate for themselves,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. “We were…

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Gov. Brown Signs SB 579 Into Law

On July 23, Governor Kate Brown signed Senate Bill 579 into law, eliminating the waiting periods for those near death who may desire or have been pressured into accessing physician-assisted suicide. “By signing this bill, Governor Kate Brown shirked her duty to protect Oregon’s citizens,” says Oregon Right to Life Executive Director Lois Anderson. “Oregon’s ‘Death with Dignity’…

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ORTL Celebrates Pro-Life Legislative Appointments

Yesterday, July 23, Rep. Raquel Moore-Green was appointed to the Oregon Legislature by the Marion County Commissioners. She filled the seat vacated by Sen. Denyc Boles, after she was chosen to replace Sen. Jackie Winters. “Sen. Winters was a tireless advocate,” says Oregon Right to Life Executive Director Lois Anderson. “We are thrilled that Sen.…

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