Operation Rescue West was founded by Operation Rescue's tactical director, Jeff White, as a branch of Randall Terry's original Operation Rescue organization.
Under Jeff White, Operation Rescue West stayed true to the original intent of the Operation Rescue organization, maintaining its focus on abortion.
Operation Rescue (formerly Operation Rescue West or California Operation Rescue) is an American pro-life organization.
It describes itself on its webpage as "one of the leading Pro-life Christian activist organizations in the nation." It engages in activities that it describes as "on the cutting edge of the abortion issue, taking direct action to restore legal personhood to the pre-born and stop abortion in obedience to biblical mandates." The organization originated in California and is now based in Kansas.