With Oregon Republicans ready to walk out, Brown tries to bargain

February 22, 2020 By Lauren Dake, Oregon Public Broadcasting

On Valentine’s Day, Gov. Kate Brown and Republican state Sen. Bill Hansell surveyed flood damage in Eastern Oregon from a Black Hawk helicopter.

The following Monday, the governor stopped by Hansell’s office in the Oregon Capitol.

She wanted to discuss how the state might give financial help to flood victims in Hansell’s district. Perhaps not coincidentally, Brown also had a request — one tied to a bill the Democrats want to pass this session, but which Hansell and his party vow to block. More…

His Mom Refused Doctors’ Suggestion to Abort Two of Her Quadruplets, Now He’s a Pro-Life Candidate

February 21, 2020 By Maria Gallagher, Life News

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While scrolling through my emails the other day, I came upon a fascinating find.

It was a message from a man named Michael who is running for a seat in the state legislature.

I will let Michael take up the story from there:

 “When my parents discovered they were expecting four children at once, their doctors tried to pressure them into ‘reducing’ to twins.

“To the medical system, the lives of my brothers and me didn’t count—literally—unless our parents chose to carry us to term. And twins were ‘less risky’ for the doctors and the hospitals than quadruplets were.”


Calif. Schools: Hormones through Homeroom?

February 21, 2020 By Tony Perkins, Family Research Council

Even in California, you have to be 18 to get a tattoo, 16 to drive a car, 21 to buy a gun, alcohol, or pot. But if you want to change your gender? Well, then, you just have to be 12. And your public school will be more than happy to help.

Need an abortion? Tell your teacher. Want to refill your birth control? Go to the school clinic. Thinking about starting hormone treatments? Your parents will never find out. At least, not under the policy the California Teachers Association (CTA) is pushing. That’s the amazing revelation from last month’s union meeting. On January 26th, the CTA decided to go big on the LGBT agenda — adding “transgender and binary youth” to the students who can leave class for medical reasons without their parents’ permission. More…