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Jun282016
PPAO and BRO Condemn Franklin Graham Rally in Salem

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon and Basic Rights Oregon issued the following joint statement in response to Franklin Graham's Decision America rally today in Salem:

"As progressive organizations, we condemn Franklin Graham's efforts to bring his hateful campaign to Oregon, particularly after this month's tragic massacre in Orlando.

"Franklin Graham has a long history of attacking the humanity of LGBTQ Americans - claiming that Satan is behind pro-equality advocacy, accusing LGBTQ people of 'recruiting' children and supporting Russia ...

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Jun272016
Supreme Court Protects Abortion Access

Today in a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States protected access to safe, legal abortion by declaring unconstitutional 2 Texas restrictions that shut down clinics and put safe abortion out of reach.

If the Court had allowed the 2013 restrictions to go into full effect, the 5.4 million women of reproductive age in Texas would have been left with only 9 health centers that provide safe, legal abortion in the entire state - down from approximately 40 ...

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May92016
Oregon Again Strongly Supports Equal Access to Abortion

PRO-CHOICE COALITION OF OREGON PRESS RELEASE

The Pro-Choice Coalition of Oregon today celebrated Oregon Life United's failure to place an extreme anti-abortion constitutional amendment on the November 2016 ballot.

Sponsored by Jeff Jimerson, former State Senator Marilyn Shannon and Suzanne Belatti, Initiative Petition 61 would have embedded in the Oregon Constitution a definition of abortion that includes some commonly used forms of contraception, and would have created unequal access to safe, legal abortion by prohibiting the use of so-called ...

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Apr192016
Lane County Spring Celebration!

The Lane County Leadership & Advocacy Team invites you to raise your glass for sunny spring and for women’s health!

For the entire day on Monday, May 9th, Falling Sky Brewing House and Falling Sky Pour House & Delicatessen are donating a portion of sales of their hand-crafted beers and sodas, barrel-to-tap wines and delicious food. That evening, the Lane County Leadership & Advocacy Team will be at each location to share exciting news about how you can help women win at ...

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Mar302016
Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici to Receive 2016 Champion Award

Every year, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon presents the Marilyn Epstein Pro-Choice Champion Award to recognize a leader who goes above and beyond in advocating for women’s and reproductive health care issues. We are proud to announce that Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici will be the recipient of this year’s award at the 2016 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Kathleen Turner, which will be held Wednesday, May 4th at Sentinel Hotel in Portland.

The first member of the U.S. House ...

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