News from Jackson County Right to Life
Jackson County is Joining Josephine County for this years March for Life!
ANNUAL MARCH FOR LIFE, GRANTS PASS, OREGON
WHEN: Sunday, January 20th, 2019
WHERE: Josephine County Courthouse
6th and B Streets
TIME: Gather at 1pm ***** March starts at 1:30 pm
RALLY: Riverside Park, Main Pavilion after the March 2:30 pm
The Grants Pass march has been held for almost 40 years.
Local annual demonstrations took place at the Josephine General Hospital when it was discovered that they were performing abortions at that site.
Protests were also held at Planned Parenthood of Grants Pass.
These public events started the year following the Roe v. Wade decision - with Jan. 1974 being the first year that some kind of public demonstration and memorialization of Roe V. Wade took place in Southern Oregon.
That annual event held every January has continued since 1974.
The March for Life event is the oldest Pro-Life demonstration in Oregon - and it is historically the largest as well.
In fact, it is one of the largest marches on the West Coast.
It is thought that the March first started in Jan. 1979 making this year's event the 40th annual March.
Unplanned - A movie on the life of Abby Johnson
THE STORYUnplanned is the inspiring true story of one woman’s journey of transformation.
All Abby Johnson ever wanted to do was help women. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, she was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women about their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman’s right to choose even led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in.
Until the day she saw something that changed everything, leading Abby Johnson to join her former enemies at 40 Days For Life, and become one of the most ardent pro-life speakers in America.
Petition 1 has qualified for the November ballot
We did it. YOU did it.
Signature verification for Initiative Petition 1 was completed this morning. Our measure will officially be on the ballot this November!
Thanks to the determination, commitment, and generosity of more than 10,000 volunteer petition circulators and supporters, Oregon voters can finally vote YES to stop the funding of elective abortions with our state tax dollars.
In the coming days I will send you more details about how you can be involved in the Vote Yes campaign. There is much work ahead.
- Jeff Jimerson
Director, Oregon Life United
We Have a Winner
This year's winner is Dave Kiery. Congrats, Dave!
Thank you to each of you who purchased a ticket or tickets, and please thank everyone you sold any tickets to, also. The rest of the proceeds will fund another year of Jackson Country Right to Life's activities to save lives. We couldn't proclaim our message without you!
I'm sure Bryan will message the larger list of our Jackson Country Right to Lifers in the next day or so. He has been out of state with Val's family, honoring her mother's home-going.
JCRtL Fair Booth Coordinator
141,200 signatures delivered!
Today, we delivered 141,200 signatures to the Oregon Elections Office!
Supreme Court rules in favor of pro-life crisis pregnancy centers
Great news from the SCOTUS just today!
Oregon Life United - Huckabee Rally
Mike Huckabee at Bethel Church in Medford for the Oregon Life United event!
Sign the petition to end taxpayer funded abortion
Approximately ten pre-born children in Oregon die from taxpayer-funded abortion every 24 hours. ... You can help stop taxpayer-funded abortion in Oregon.
Jackson County Walk for Life Recap Video!
Jackson County Right to Life thanks all of you who took part in this years "Walk for Life" on Sunday January 22nd. Our chapter, in combination with pro-life friends from a half dozen other Oregon communities and hundreds of communities all across this country have made a statement that God's law must prevail, and that we are committed to resolving the atrocity of abortion how ever long it takes. Please continue to check our website for other local pro-life events this year!
#MyUnintendedJoy: Americans Show Why They Choose Life Over Abortion
by Dr. Susan Berry
The hashtag #MyUnintendedJoy is trending on Twitter prior to Friday’s March for Life, as women faced with unplanned or complicated pregnancies are Tweeting their stories showing why they chose life over abortion.The Federalist’s Bre Payton highlights the hashtag and draws attention to “the women and children the abortion industry doesn’t want you to know about.”
The March for Life is the world’s largest pro-life demonstration was held Friday, January 27, on the national mall in Washington, D.C.
Here are some of the stories about the babies who were born because their mothers and fathers chose life, despite the recommendations of doctors and other family members and friends to abort:
Introducing our new Pro-Life TV spot!
Pro-Lifers: One of the challenges pro-lifers have is to convey the message of the value of human life in contrast to the many, many other distractions that people hold sacred in their lives. Prime examples would be the environment, environmentalism and the animal rights movement. With the legalization of abortion, the value of human life has been legally diminished to such an extent that our society has placed non-humanity in a glorified place, above that which was created in God's image.
In an effort to bring this imbalance into perspective, Jackson County Right to Life created the attached :30 commercial. Our goal was to make a sudden and obvious contrast between what our society now seems to hold at great value as compared to what our Creator considers of the highest value. Our chapter desires that this spot be exposed to our culture in every possible venue, so we encourage you all to view the spot and then post it to your social media outlets for a larger viewership. We pray that it's thought provoking message will force people to reconsider where their values lay. May God bless this effort to uphold LIFE as His sacred work.
This spot is available to any other right to life organization, free of any charge, without the localized tag at the end, simply reply to this email and we will send you the un-tagged spot.
The Success of Planned Parenthood
Friends: Here are 2 links to Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon - the PAC which works to pass/oppose legislation and advocates for PP.... This is a chronology of their success in Oregon and what comes next....our next chapter meeting is Monday the 14th, 7 pm, at First Baptist, Medford
The Truth about Planned Parenthood
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