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Jan82021
PPAO Announces New Leadership

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon (PPAO) announces that Executive Director Emily McLain will step down from her leadership role effective Friday to serve as Chief of Staff to newly elected Oregon Secretary of State Shemia Fagan. She has led the organization since 2018.

Political Director An Do will serve as Interim Executive Director until a permanent successor is hired later this year.

“Emily has provided bold leadership at a time of unprecedented attacks on reproductive freedom. Oregonians can rest easier ...

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Dec22020
Use It or Lose It: Redeem Your 2020 Oregon Political Tax Credit!

Did you know 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 your ...

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Sep142020
PPAO Endorses State and Local Ballot Measures

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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