Accomplishment #2: Pregnancy centers have given women the help they need to choose life

NOTE: This article is one of a series on the “top ten” accomplishments of the pro-life movement over the past 40 years since unborn children were stripped of their legal right to life by the 1973 Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton Supreme Court rulings. One of the most common objections leveled against the pro-life movement is that we “don’t care about women”—that we’re obsessed with fetuses and neither understand nor really care about the plight of women facing untimely pregnancy. It seems to have passed the notice of these critics that at least half of those involved in the pro-life movement, from grassroots volunteers […]
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Assisted suicides increase again in Oregon: patients being pressured to commit suicide

The number of assisted suicide prescriptions and deaths have, once again, increased in the State of Oregon in 2012.   The number assisted suicide deaths were: 77 in 2012, 71 in 2011, 65 in 2010 and 59 in 2009. There has been a 30% increase in the number of assisted suicide deaths in Oregon since 2009.   The number of prescriptions for assisted suicide were 115 in 2012, 114 in 2011, 97 in 2010 and 95 in 2009. There has been a 21% increase in the number of prescriptions for assisted suicide in Oregon since 2009.   The Oregon assisted suicide law does not prevent […]
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