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Jun162017
Planned Parenthood Supporters Will 'Pink the Night Out' in Opposition to Trumpcare

On June 21, Planned Parenthood patients and supporters will hold "Pink the Night Out" at rallies all across the country, including in Portland and Eugene. They'll be rallying outside health centers at sunset to illuminate the night sky with pink lights, to share personal stories about the importance of Planned Parenthood and to demand that the U.S. Senate oppose Trumpcare.

It has become abundantly clear that Senator McConnell and Republican leaders plan to move very quickly to pass ...

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Jun52017
Did You Know That Oregon Law Guarantees a Full Year of Birth Control?

In 2016, House Bill 3343 went into effect, making Oregon the first state in the nation to require health insurers to give a year’s supply of the pill, the patch or the ring at the same time! Dispensing a one-year supply of birth control is associated with a 30 percent reduction in the odds unplanned pregnancy compared with dispensing 30 or 90 days.

How do I get my 12-month birth control coverage?

  • Ask your provider to write a 12-month ...
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Jun12017
Trump Administration Moves to Roll Back Access to Birth Control

This week, a leaked rule appeared to unveil the Trump administration's intent to significantly roll back access to birth control through the Affordable Care Act.

This rule comes as the Senate considers the American Health Care Act - the worst legislation for women's health in a generation. If passed, the AHCA would block millions of Medicaid patients from coming to Planned Parenthood for health care, kick 23 million people off of their health insurance, undermine maternity coverage and cause ...

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May302017
Celebrating 10 Years of Contraceptive Equity in Oregon

by Governor Kate Brown

It was only 10 years ago today that Oregon finally guaranteed contraceptive equity for women.

On May 30, 2007, Governor Ted Kulongoski signed the Access to Birth Control (ABC) Act, requiring insurance companies to offer the same level of coverage for birth control as they do for other prescription drugs. It also required hospital emergency rooms to make emergency contraception available to survivors of sexual assault.

That day was the result of a long, hard-fought battle ...

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May192017
Save the Date for "My Health, My Story: A Planned Parenthood Speakout"!

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is fighting to reduce shame and stigma, to empower, to inspire and to change the conversation around the fight for reproductive health. We are speaking out because we cannot afford to go back.

Local community members will talk about why accessible reproductive health care is important to them. They'll share personal stories about advocacy, affordable care, birth control, cancer, education, LGBTQ issues, youth issues, STDs and safe, legal abortion.

Please gather your friends for ...

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