Don’t Let Oregon Become a Euthanasia State Contact Your Senator By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life Even if you have many times before, please take a minute and contact your senator again. Tell them to vote NO on Senate Bill 579 and House Bill 2217. We just received notice that SB 579 …Continue reading "Oregon’s SB 579 scheduled for a Senate vote"
By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life Unfortunately, House Bill 2217 has been scheduled for a public hearing and work session on Thursday at 8:30 am in the Senate Judiciary Committee, Hearing Room C. This bill would expand the ways that the lethal medication in physician-assisted suicide can be taken. HB 2217 has …Continue reading "Action Alert: Tell your Oregon State Senators to vote No on HB 2217 and Senate Bill 579"
Editor’s note. This is the written submission of Richard M. Doerflinger posted on the webpage of the Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. To: Members, Oregon Senate Re: Opposition to HB 2217 on “death with dignity” May 2, 2019 I have analyzed legislative proposals on end-of-life issues for almost four decades, and I now live in Washington state …Continue reading "Oregon Bill HB 2217 greases the slippery slope from assisted suicide to euthanasia"
By Lois Anderson, Oregon Right to Life Bad news. HB 2217 and another bill, SB 579, have been scheduled for votes in their respective committees early next week. Please contact your legislators now. HB 2217 would expand an existing loophole in Oregon’s physician-assisted suicide (PAS) law and allow the lethal medication to be delivered through …Continue reading "ACTION NEEDED: Two euthanasia bills scheduled for votes in Oregon!"
By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life Editor’s note. This update was sent out to supporters today. Last week, The Washington Post finally published an article that I’ve been waiting for. You weren’t directly named but its contents definitely impact you. Our state is the front lines of a national fight to introduce euthanasia. …Continue reading "Oregon on the front lines of a national fight to introduce euthanasia"
By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Last month, a concerned Swedish citizen wrote, “Oregon Health Authority Reveals Hidden Problems with the Oregon Assisted Suicide model.“ Fabian Stahle became concerned with the Oregon assisted suicide model after the Swedish National Council on Medical Ethics published the report, “Assisted death: A Knowledge Compilation” which supported …Continue reading "The Oregon Assisted Suicide Act is designed to deceive"
By Wesley J. Smith The media have always gone along with the nonsense that assisted suicide and euthanasia laws are governed by strict guidelines to prevent abuse. In actuality, the guidelines–such as they are–are merely to give an appearance of control. Since the media has no interest in really investigating how these laws work–meaning, they …Continue reading "Oregon’s Permissive Assisted Suicide Regime"
Almost two-thirds of all state-funded abortions happen at Planned Parenthood. By Lois Anderson, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life One of our pro-life representatives did some investigating into the relationship between the Oregon Health Plan and Planned Parenthood. What Rep. Bill Post found wasn’t good. I’ve summarized it below but the full details are available …Continue reading "Oregonians paid for 8,235 abortions"
By Dave Andrusko When a measure is important enough to a governor, often they sign a bill into law one day and then have a separate signing ceremony subsequently complete with bells and whistles. Such was the case Monday with Oregon’s pro-abortion Gov. Kate Brown and the “Reproductive Health Equity Act.” Always beware when “equity” …Continue reading "Pro-aborts celebrate Oregon law providing free abortions for all, including illegal aliens"
By Lois Anderson Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked over the last ten months. Editor’s note. The following …Continue reading "Oregon Gov. Brown signs bill forcing taxpayer funding of abortion"
Editor’s note. This analysis comes courtesy of the Alliance Defending Freedom. Recently, the state of Oregon passed a law (which Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign) requiring insurance companies to provide full coverage for all abortions, for any reason, up until the day of delivery. Let’s take a look at a couple of points. …Continue reading "Oregon Law Forces Taxpayers to Pay for Abortions"
Gayle Atteberry, Executive Director, Oregon Right to Life We made it. The 2017 Oregon legislative session closed Friday, but not before Planned Parenthood’s favorite bill, HB 3391, passed the Senate. We expect it to be signed by the governor soon. HB 3391 will result in free abortions for almost all Oregon women. While we are so …Continue reading "A Win, a Loss, and a 43% drop"