Oregon Right to Life PAC Endorses Representative Virgle Osborne

Salem, Ore.—Today, Oregon Right to Life PAC (ORTL PAC) announced the endorsement of incumbent Representative Virgle Osborne (R-Roseburg) for the House District 2 Republican Primary. Rep. Osborne showed his commitment as a pro-life representative during the 2023 legislative session in his support for life-affirming legislation. ORTL executive director Lois Anderson said, “We take great pride […]

Oregon Right to Life PAC Endorses Representative Ed Diehl

Salem, Ore.—Today, Oregon Right to Life PAC (ORTL PAC) announced the endorsement of incumbent Representative Ed Diehl (R-Scio) for the House District 17 Republican Primary. Rep. Diehl showed his commitment as a pro-life representative during the 2023 legislative session in his support for life-affirming legislation. ORTL executive director Lois Anderson said, “We take great pride […]

Longtime ORTL Staff Member Ascends to Political Director

Albany native and Oregon Right to Life (ORTL) political director Sharolyn Smith rarely heard about contentious topics like abortion or assisted suicide in her childhood. It wasn’t until the 2016 election that her pro-life views began taking shape. “I was a senior at my public high school, and the issue of abortion was a popular […]

Critical School Board Elections Approaching in Oregon

School board elections are just weeks away and our schools are in desperate need of change. Oregon continues to fall in the ranks of quality education while consistently defending its title as the pro-abortion “leader” in the U.S. Sadly, in 2021, only 26 percent of registered voters in Oregon showed up to vote in their […]

Election 2018: Lose Some, Win Many

Oregon’s pro-life advocates faced disappointment in the 2018 election results. Measure 106, the first pro-life measure to qualify for Oregon’s ballot since 2006, lost by 29 percent. Other losses in legislative races mean that there will be a pro-abortion supermajority in the Oregon Legislature. The mountain pro-life advocates are up against is that Oregon has […]

Unions, Abortion and the Supreme Court

Until this year, public sector unions in Oregon have been taking mandatory dues from government employees, even non-union members.  Millions of those dollars are then diverted to fund pro-abortion groups. These groups then support pro-abortion candidates for office who are committed to keeping this cycle going.  If you are a public employee, you can finally […]

Brown threatens healthcare access for 50,000 Oregonians

Monday, July 30, Gov. Kate Brown announced that she would reject all Title X funding if the Department of Health and Human Services adopts new Title X rules. The Protect Life Rule would prevent abortion providers from qualifying for money under the Title X family planning program. It is estimated that this would cut $50 […]

How To Be An Effective Citizen Lobbyist

  Lobbyist. It’s a funny word that evokes all sorts of images in the American mind. But basically it’s just a person who tries to influence government. Every citizen has the ability to walk into the Capitol and “lobby” the Legislature and even the Executive branch. You don’t even have to have any special credentials […]

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