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Down Ticket Report: Pro-life Legislative Seats Held!

By ORTL PAC | November 22, 2016

The 2016 elections saw many pro-life victories up and down the ballot. All pro-life seats in the Oregon State Legislature were retained. Of note, State Representative Mike Nearman resisted a heavy attack from pro-abortion groups. Oregon Right to Life PAC invested heavily in this race and the result was a margin of victory over 15…

Election Results: Roe V. Wade Lost

By Lois Anderson | November 21, 2016

What a year.  A year dominated by a crazy, unpredictable presidential race that sent experienced operatives back to the drawing board and the establishment scurrying. No one predicted that, when the dust settled, we would have a president, Senate, and Congress poised to pass pro-life legislation. Even Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, said, “I…

American Voters Reject Abortion Agenda

By ORTL PAC | November 21, 2016

The 2016 election is over and it was stunning. Very few expected that candidates committed to protecting human life would win the White House, Congress, and local offices across the nation. There are many reasons for this huge upset, including the relatively high turnout of rural voters and the fact that Donald Trump gave voice…

ORTL PAC Statement on Oregon Election Results

By ORTL PAC | November 9, 2016

The following is a statement from Oregon Right to Life PAC on the 2016 General Election results: Last night, pro-life Oregonians achieved successes and gained ground: Pro-life candidate Dennis Richardson was elected Secretary of State, defeating extreme pro-abortion candidate Brad Avakian.  Avakian had received tens of thousands of dollars in support from Planned Parenthood and…