Legislative Session Wrap-Up

Oregon Right to Life was hard at work during this year’s short five-week legislative session. From the beginning of the session in February to its end in March, our political advocacy team prepared materials to assist pro-life legislators, engaged with advocates at our Pro-Life Lobby Day and worked to push forward life-affirming legislation. In the […]

20 Years with Oregon’s Assisted Suicide Law

October 27 marks 20 years since Oregon’s Physician Assisted Suicide law took effect. Oregon was the first U.S. state and first government in the world to legalize physician assisted suicide. First introduced as Measure 16, it is regarded as one of the most controversial ballot measures in Oregon’s history and has resulted in the deaths […]

Pro-lifers Make a Difference

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The 2017 Oregon legislative session has brought an unprecedented onslaught of deadly bills. As chronicled in the February-March issue of Life in Oregon, Senate Bill 494 allows for the starvation and dehydration death of dementia patients. The bill was so novel in its deadly provisions that it received nationwide attention. Articles were written in national […]