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Aug132019
Share Your Story!

Oregon is the leading state for reproductive health and rights. We have fought hard to get the best reproductive health laws on the books, and now we need your help enforcing them! Personal stories are a powerful tool that can be used to win the hearts and minds of decision-makers, and are critical when advocating to maintain or even expand access to the vital health services that Planned Parenthood provides.

Whether it's affordable birth control, access to sex education ...

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Aug72019
Pets for Planned Parenthood!

Does your pet have what it takes to be our 2020 Mascot? Here's how you can jump on the Pets for Planned Parenthood bandwagon:

  1. If you attended our campaign kickoff event in Portland, download your professional photos here.

  2. Come up with a “platform” for your pet (think: “Corgi Booker supports free spay and neuter on demand, without apology!”), then submit your "nomination" here.

  3. In early November, you will receive a link to launch your “campaign” by encouraging friends to ...

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Jul112019
Ninth Circuit Denies Emergency Relief from Domestic Gag Rule

An en banc panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit today refused to block the Trump-Pence administration from enforcing the dangerous Title X gag rule.

Title X is the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, which serves nearly 50,000 Oregonians each year. Trump’s gag rule makes it illegal for healthcare providers in the Title X program to refer patients for abortion, and it blocks access to care through ...

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Jun202019
Ninth Circuit Lets Title X Gag Rule Go into Effect, Threatening Health Care for Thousands of Oregonians

A ruling today by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit allows the Trump administration’s dangerous and unethical Title X gag rule to take effect in every state but Maryland. The gag rule makes it illegal for healthcare providers in the Title X program to refer patients for abortion, and it blocks access to care at Planned Parenthood by imposing cost-prohibitive and unnecessary “physical separation” requirements.

The news comes after Planned Parenthood and ...

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Apr242019
Planned Parenthood Celebrates Federal Court Victory to Block Trump's Gag Rule

A federal district court judge in Oregon announced yesterday that he will issue a preliminary injunction to block the Trump-Pence administration’s gag rule on Title X, the nation’s only program dedicated to affordable birth control and reproductive health care.

In March, Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette and the American Medical Association filed suit challenging the gag rule for being illegal, unethical and threatening the health care of millions of people who rely on Title ...

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Mar62019
Tix on Sale for 2019 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Brittany Packnett!

Since 2011, the Courageous Voice Breakfast has celebrated brave leaders who speak truth in the face of hostility. Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon believes it's crucial to harness our collective power and amplify our stories.

Cited by President Barack Obama as a leader whose “voice is going to be making a difference for years to come,” keynote speaker Brittany Packnett is an unapologetic educator, policy expert, writer and advocate for the empowerment of women and ...

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