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Sep142020
PPAO Endorses Ballot Measures 107, 108 and 110

Voting on ballot measures is the moment that we as Oregonians help write the laws in our state. Make sure to vote with us on critical issues when your ballot arrives. Not sure how to vote on these measures? No worries. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon has recommendations on the issues that impact access to health care in our state. Join us in voting YES on these measures!

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Jul302020
Tix on Sale for 2020 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Cheryl Strayed!

IMPORTANT UPDATE: In an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, we have decided to postpone the 10th Annual Courageous Voice Breakfast with Cheryl Strayed to Wednesday, September 9th. This will be a virtual event, and we will share log-in instructions with all ticket holders a couple of weeks before the event. We're looking forward to seeing you, hearing from Cheryl Strayed, celebrating champions for reproductive freedom and raising critical funds to protect the health of Oregonians in ...

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Jul82020
Supreme Court Allows Employers and Universities to Deny Access to Birth Control Coverage

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld two Trump administration rules that allow employers and universities to push their religious or moral beliefs on employees and students by denying them access to insurance that covers birth control. Employers and universities will be able to decide — based on their own objections — if their health insurance plans cover birth control.

The Affordable Care Act’s birth control benefit expanded contraceptive coverage with no out-of-pocket costs for more than 62 million women, including ...

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Jun292020
Supreme Court Protects Access to Abortion in Louisiana — for Now

Today the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision in June Medical Services v. Russo, struck down the Louisiana law that imposed medically unnecessary restrictions on abortion providers. This case, and 16 others waiting one step away from SCOTUS, was a clear effort to eliminate access to abortion and overturn Roe v. Wade. We all braced for the decision and breathed a collective sigh of relief when the court affirmed access to abortion for the time being. We can all celebrate ...

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Jun12020
Our Commitment to Black Lives Matter

One year ago to this day, Brittany Packnett-Cunningham delivered her keynote speech at the 2019 Courageous Voice Breakfast, which culminated in a tribute to her days leading protest in Ferguson, Missouri. Brittany asked each of us in the audience to stand, and repeat back the words of Assata Shakur: “It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love each other and support each other. We have nothing to lose but our ...

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Jan82020
Buy Tix for PPAO Valentine's Benefits!

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

On February 11th and 12th, 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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