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Archive for July 2017

Sweet Victory!

Gayle Atteberry ORTL Executive Director

Our battle for the lives of innocents, those patients who are conscious but incompetent, has a happy ending! After Senate Bill 494 passed in the Senate (17-13), the deadly bill went to the House. Because of excellent work by pro-life House members, SB 494 was referred to the House Judiciary Committee, killing the bill. Oregon…

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School Board Election Victories!

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Pro-life voices on school boards are important for several reasons. Not only do school board members affect education policy, they become community leaders with influence beyond their offices. Most importantly, their efforts keep Planned Parenthood away from our children. On May 16, pro-lifers made a difference in several school board elections. Here are the highlights:…

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Senate Vote on Replacing Obamacare Postponed

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After announcing that the Senate would vote during the last week in June on a bill to replace Obamacare, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell delayed the vote. Following months of trying to iron out language that will keep both liberal and conservatives happy, there was not enough support to pass the bill. McConnell expects a…

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