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Oct172018
WATCH: Oregon Organizations Call Out Republican Knute Buehler's Empty Campaign Promises

Leaders representing educators, environmental protections and reproductive rights say GOP gubernatorial candidate is saying one thing, doing the opposite

In a new television ad, three of Oregon’s leading organizations representing educators, environmental protections and reproductive rights called out Republican Knute Buehler for misleading voters on each of these key issues.

“We see it over and over, Republican Knute Buehler says one thing but does the opposite,” the ad states. “The real Knute Buehler voted against investing in schools and ...

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Oct62018
Planned Parenthood Leaders in Oregon Condemn Kavanaugh Confirmation

Just now, the Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. By doing so, senators ignored the outpouring of opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination, evidence that he would gut Roe v. Wade if confirmed, allegations of sexual assault, questions about the honesty of his answers to questions under oath and serious concerns about his ability to be impartial and unbiased on the highest court of the land.

Today’s vote followed misleading and deeply ...

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Sep252018
Reproductive Rights Leaders Slam Knute Buehler for Indecision on Anti-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee

Knute Buehler wants to claim being “pro-choice,” but he refuses to stand with pro-choice Oregonians against the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh in July, fulfilling his pledge to appoint justices who would gut Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to access abortion in this country. Since then, two women have come forward with credible allegations of sexual assault. Buehler’s response? He’s still undecided.

Yesterday, Buehler told KATU-TV ...

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Sep212018
Oregon Republican Senate Candidate Says Knute Buehler Pledges to Ban Most Abortions Statewide

Republican governor candidate Knute Buehler told anti-abortion supporters he would ban 80 percent of abortions statewide, according to new audio released by Lane County Republican Senate candidate Scott Rohter.

Rohter told a Salem radio station that Buehler has pledged to sign a blatantly unconstitutional bill to ban abortion after 8 weeks of pregnancy, “because that’s when the fetus can feel pain.” The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has made clear that similar abortion restrictions “are not based on ...

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Sep172018
PPAO Opposes Anti-Democracy Ballot Measures 103 and 104

As advocates for affordable health care and comprehensive sex education in public schools, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon knows the importance of protecting stable, adequate funding that ensures all Oregonians can access the services they deserve to help them stay healthy. PPAO strongly believes every Oregonian deserves health care, regardless of their race, income, geography, immigration status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

That is why we are urging a NO vote on these anti-democracy ballot measures, which would take options ...

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