Oregon Right to Life PAC Endorses Darcey Edwards for House District 31

Salem, Ore.— Today, Oregon Right to Life PAC announced the endorsement of Darcey Edwards for the House District 31 Republican Primary. She would replace outgoing Representative Brian Stout (R-Columbia City). ORTL political director Sharolyn Smith said, “We are proud to endorse Darcey Edwards and are confident she will be the most effective voice for life […]

Oregon Right to Life PAC Endorses Bruce Starr for Senate District 12

Salem, Ore.— Today, Oregon Right to Life PAC (ORTL PAC) is proud to announce its endorsement of Bruce Starr for the Senate District 12 Republican Primary. Starr held ORTL PAC’s endorsement and repeatedly showed his commitment to life-affirming legislation while serving in the State House and Senate from 1999 to 2014. Lois Anderson, Executive Director […]

Oregon Right to Life PAC Endorses Todd Nash for SD 29

Salem, Ore.— Today, Oregon Right to Life PAC (ORTL PAC) announced the endorsement of Todd Nash for the Senate District 29 Republican Primary. Nash would replace outgoing pro-life Republican Sen. Bill Hansell, who has been a staunch advocate for life throughout his more than four decades in local and state government positions. ORTL political director […]

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 […]