The Radiance Foundation Questions Portland’s Ban Over Texas’ Recent Abortion Mandate

‘We Look Forward to the Day When Abortion’s Violent Dehumanization Against Mothers and Their Unborn Children is Ended’

September 15, 2021

WASHINGTON D.C. — In response to the latest abortion mandate from Texas, which bans abortions six weeks after conception, or after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, the city of Portland, Oregon, has announced its intention to ban all business with the state. The potential ban would halt the purchase of goods and services between Portland and the state of Texas, as well as forbid city employees to travel to Texas.

Ryan Bomberger, CCO and co-founder of The Radiance Foundation (Radiance),, recently responded to this proposed ban from Portland, arguing that there are other issues more pressing for the city than its attempt to make a stand with liberal pro-abortionists.

“The Portland City Council should focus on the business of serving its own community and eliminating the destructive lawlessness that often defines the largest city in Oregon. Portland has a tragic homelessness and drug abuse epidemic. According to the Portland Police Bureau, Oregon ranks #1 in illicit drug use among all 50 states. Perhaps other city councils and state governments should sever their ties with Portland for its failure to protect its own citizens?

“It’s not surprising that the pro-abortion city council, led by Planned Parenthood advocate Mayor Ted Wheeler, is attacking Texas for protecting its most vulnerable residents. We look forward to the day when abortion’s violent dehumanization against mothers and their unborn children is ended. Our Constitution’s preamble explains that we ‘secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.’ This is clearly something the leftist legislators of Oregon, and Portland in particular, are failing to do for their own—born and unborn.”

The Radiance Foundation is a faith-based, educational, life-affirming 501c3 nonprofit organization. Through creative ad campaigns, powerful multimedia presentations, fearless journalism, and compassionate community outreaches, The Radiance Foundation affirms that every human life has God-given purpose. Radiance has helped to lead congressional briefings and summits on Capitol Hill on abortion, adoption, and racism, as well as spoken to thousands of students on campuses around the world including Harvard, Trinity College, Princeton University, University of Notre Dame, Mizzou, Columbia Law School, Penn State University, Eureka College, and Arizona State University, among others.

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To interview a representative from The Radiance Foundation contact, Beth Harrison, 610.584.1096, ext. 105, or Deborah Hamilton, ext. 102.