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Supreme Courts Takes Up Louisiana Pro-Life Case

Friday, October 4, the Supreme Court of the United States agreed to consider Louisiana’s 2014 pro-life law. It required abortion providers have admitting privileges at hospitals no further than 30 miles away. “In 2016, a similar law in Texas was overturned by SCOTUS,” says Lois Anderson, ORTL executive director. “We are hopeful that this time the Supreme Court will allow…

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In Memoriam of Dr. Russell Sacco

After a fight with cancer, the pro-life movement lost one of its unsung heroes, Dr. Russell Sacco, this June. A father of four and grandfather to eight, he is also survived by Elizabeth, his loving wife of 58 years. Dr. Sacco, a urologist who practiced in Oregon and one of the founding members of Oregon…

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9th Circuit Court Upholds Protect Life Rules

On June 20, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Protect Life Rule. Providers will have to separate family planning services from abortion services if they want to keep receiving federal money. The effect of the ruling will lift the injunction issued by U.S. District Judge Michael J. McShane on April 23. The ruling…

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While SCOTUS Ruled on Abortion, Oregonians Lobbied at the Capitol

Tuesday, May 28, the Supreme Court of the United States made a much awaited ruling on state abortion laws. The decision keeps requirements in place that the remains of aborted babies in Indiana be buried or cremated. Unfortunately, abortions sought due to a baby’s gender, race, ethnicity, or potential disability will continue. At the same time,…

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Kavanaugh Confirmed to U.S. Supreme Court

New Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh was finally sworn in on October 6, 2018. The process to confirm him was long and tumultuous. It was a crucial step. Replacing swing vote Justice Anthony Kennedy with a strict constitutionalist could provide the number of votes needed to overturn Roe w. Wade in the future. Kavanaugh was…

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