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Jan192018
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Marks the 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Monday, January 22nd marks the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. The landmark Supreme Court decision overturned a Texas statute that made it a crime to perform an abortion unless a woman's life was at stake - legalizing abortion nationwide. This anniversary also marks a year of groundswell organizing across the country with people showing support for the health, rights and full equality of all people - including access to a safe and legal abortion. Americans have sent a clear message ...

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Jan52018
Buy Tix for PPAO Valentine's Benefits!

We’ve all had them: dates that go terribly, hilariously awry.

On February 6th and 7th, Portland’s sharpest storytellers will share “tales from the dark side of dating” at our beloved Valentine’s benefit, It’s Not Me, It’s You. After hearing these personal stories, you’ll leave either feeling grateful for your current relationship — or with the realization that being single isn’t so bad after all!

Please note: Due to overwhelming demand, PPAO is presenting 2 ...

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Nov292017
Reproductive Health Equity Act: Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Reproductive Health Equity Act?

On August 15th, 2017, Governor Brown signed the Reproductive Health Equity Act (House Bill 3391) into law. The Reproductive Health Equity Act:

  • protects and expands coverage for reproductive health services at no out-of-pocket cost for Oregonians covered by commercial health plans regulated by the State of Oregon
  • establishes reproductive health coverage for undocumented Oregon women
  • prohibits commercial health plans regulated by the State of Oregon from discriminating on the basis of gender identity ...
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Nov62017
Use It or Lose It!

Did you know that you can make a donation to Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon…at no cost to you?

It’s true! Every year, the Oregon Political Tax Credit allows individual Oregonians to give $50 to their favorite political cause and receive this full amount back at tax time. (Couples filing jointly can get a refund for up to $100!) In other words, the state gives you a $50 or $100 gift to donate to the political cause of ...

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Nov22017
Vote YES on Measure 101

Health care is a fundamental right, not a privilege. Access to quality health care is necessary for all people to reach their fullest potential. Our health shouldn’t depend on who we are, where we live or how much money we make.

Many women are deeply affected by a lack of access to health care. Despite the fact that women make about 80 percent of the healthcare decisions in their families, they often face many barriers to accessing the doctor ...

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