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Summer Newsletter

Summer Newsletter

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HE
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New Look or Ohio Right to Lie Website
Compassionate.Caring. Innovative.Knowledgeable.Cutting Edge. Arethose the wordsyou hear when youthink o Ohio Right to Lie? Inyears past our organization hasn’talways had the most success inconveying this image to the generalpublic. Instead we’ve been calledclose-minded, old-ashioned, table-pounding undamentalists. Whilethese labels are ar rom the truth,some have unortunately stuck around through the years - and it’sup to us to nally change them.One way we’ve sought to convey the truth about Ohio Right to Lieis through our marketing materials.From the soter colors o our logoto our interactive presence onacebook, we’ve been hard at work trying to show Ohio who we truly are. However, much more work islet to be done.For years
 www.ohiolie.org 
hasbeen your source or news onthe pro-lie movement in Ohio. We’ve always tried to provideyou with timely and accurateupdates on lie issues or our stateand have continually added greatresources or you to share withothers as you spread the messageo lie. Again, while all o this wasgreat- we kept thinking there wasmore we could do. From there wemerged old with new and createda redesigned and updated versiono 
 www.ohiolie.org 
.Tis new version o the siteincludes an appealing aesthetic andinteractive eatures that allow you join our pro-lie conversation onthe web. We’ve taken YOU intoconsideration and have enabledeatures like comments, sharing,eedback orms and a button youcan click to share your thoughtsand pro-lie stories with us. We invite you to visit our new site and take a look around. Letus know what you like, whatyou’d like to see and how we canimprove so we can continue togrow as we expand the tools weuse to reach new audiences withthe pro-lie message.
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2010
By Elyse Putnam
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 The new look o 
www.ohiolife.org
. Visit today to check it out!
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Features Interactive, Updated Design to Reach New Audiences
 
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Help us reachmore people by increasing ourmembershipORL isthe largestand longestserving pro-lieorganizationin Ohio. In order or us tocontinue our lie saving work, weare calling on each o you to helpus “grow” our membership base.ogether we have literally savedlives in Ohio by changing hearts,minds and the law. While thenumber o abortions in Ohio isthankully at its lowest level, there were still nearly 30,000 abortionsin our state last year! Tere is stillso much to do - think o how much more we can do together?
 Membership Matters 
Te oundation o our eortsand success is based upon ourloyal members and the ability to increase membership. ORLis purely a grassroots statewideorganization and our ability toeducate, protect and help young women and the unborn is rootedin our ability to call upon peoplein all 88 counties to help.ORL members keep amily,riends and neighbors inormedon lie issues and also motivateour elected ofcials to vote pro-lie. Without you, our eorts inColumbus are impossible. Ourstrength is directly related toyou and the tens o thousandso pro-lie Ohioans, who email,call and write their politiciansto protect the unborn. Withoutyou, we would not exist.
We need your help
 You have the power to helpus succeed. Most o the closestpeople in your lie are probably not members o ORL. Like you,I have so many pro-lie riends who, i given inormation, would join our organization. Tat is why I have started reaching out to ALL o my riends, relatives andcolleagues by personally askingthem to join our ght or lie.Tere are many benetsto membership. Te ORLnewsletter, emails, events andinsider perspective to what ishappen in government are just aew to highlight.
Please invite your friends 
 Anyone can become a member
by making a donation (of any amount over $1.00) to Ohio
Right to Lie Society. It is aseasy as visiting our website
 www.ohiolie.org,
by calling
our oce 614-547-0099, or by 
sending a check via mail. Emailthis to your riends and ask them to join you in this mostimportant mission.Membership saves lives. Helpingus grow the ORL membership isone o the best pro-lie activitiesyou can take. God bless.
By Michael Gonidakis
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• ORTL Website• Director’s Letter• Prolife Toolkit• KIE Website• Life Resources• Pro-life Symposium• Kagan Hearings• Election Preview• Voting Guide• NRLC Convention• Studio Preview• Memorial Donations
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Get your copy of this pro-life toolkit today atwww.ohiolife.org. Print version coming soon!
Help Us Grow Ohio Right to Life
Executive Director’s Report
 
 Young womenand menacing anunplannedpregnancy have very difcultdecisions tomake. Tosedecisionsare even more difcult whenaccess to actual inormationon the risks o abortion andpositive alternatives is limited.In the past, Ohio Right to Liehas had much success withthe website, Knowledge is
Empowering (KIE). Trough
the generous support o donors,ORL has been able to maintainand advertise or the website.Te website provides actualinormation about pregnancy options and allows visitors tosubmit their questions througha orm which is responded to ina matter o hours. Tis eatureallows us to direct men and women to “Option Line,” orurther counseling. Te KIE website has hundreds o thousandso visitors each year. Ater many successul years, ORL is happy to announce the newly redesignedversion o this powerul tool.Check it out by visiting
 www.knowledgeisempowering.com
 We also encourage ORLmembers and riends to usethis site as much as possible.One way that you can helpus promote this site in yourcommunity is by downloadinga poster rom the
lie resources
 page in the
issues section
o our website
 www.ohiole.org 
.Hang these posters around yourcommunity, school or church tominister to young women andmen acing a tough situation.
page 3
Te seventhannualPro-LieScience andechnology Conerence will takeplace onSaturday,September11th, 2010in Dayton, Ohio.Dr. Ashley Fernandes rom the Wright State University Schoolo Medicine will be giving thekeynote address:
“Assisted Reproductive Technology:Progress or Peril?” 
Several speakers rom CedarvilleUniversity will share aboutsex selection, emergency contraceptives and hybridhumans. Fr. Larry Gearhart, will also speak about populationcontrol.Te conerence will progress in aorum style, with proessional andtechnical members o the pro-liecommunity giving presentationsand sharing inormation aboutthe issues and the science andtechnology behind them.Tis event is sponsored by Lie ech, an organizationo engineers and sotwaredevelopers whose mission is toexpand the use o technology into the pro-lie movement. A number o organizations arealso co-sponsoring this event,including the Ohio Right to LieEducational Fund, CincinnatiRight to Lie EducationalFoundation, Clark County Rightto Lie, Dayton Right to Lie,and Shelby County Right to Lie. All are encouraged toattend, especially those witha proessional or technicalinterest in the pro-lie cause. Teconerence will be held at theEngineers Club o Dayton. Formore inormation and to registeror this event, visit:
  www.prolietechnology.org 
KIE: A Great Online Pregnancy Resource
Pro-lie Science and Technology Symposium to be Sep. 11
By Gillian StechschulteBy Erin Cain
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 WWW.OHIOLIFE.ORG

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