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PPAO Praises House for Expanding Birth Control Access

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today praised the Oregon House of Representatives for showing wide bipartisan support for a groundbreaking bill that will expand access to birth control.

House Bill 3343, which provides access for women to a full 12-month supply of contraception at one time, passed by a 55-2 vote with bipartisan support. Dispensing a one-year supply of birth control is associated with a 30 percent reduction in the odds of conceiving an unplanned pregnancy compared with dispensing for ...

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Empowering Films & Discussion About Reproductive Justice!

The Linn-Benton Leadership & Advocacy Team invites you to an afternoon of cinema, dialogue and networking with local activists on Sunday, May 31st in Corvallis!

Darkside Cinema is hosting Empowering Films & Discussion About Reproductive Justice to benefit Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, which helps keep Oregon the leading state for reproductive freedom.

The film program includes:

  • Young Lakota: A uniquely sensitive portrayal of bright young people finding their way on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. Their political awakening begins when ...
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Nearly 100 Women's Health Advocates on the Capitol Steps on Monday

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, the statewide political voice for Planned Parenthood, will mobilize citizen lobbyists from across Oregon for "Planned Parenthood Day of Action" on Monday, April 6th in Salem. Between 12:30 and 1pm, more than 100 Oregonians will march to the Capitol to advocate for reproductive health care before meeting with their elected representatives.

The lobby visits are essential to educate politicians about legislation that will affect women's health care. In these tough economic times, more ...

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Secure Your Seat for 2015 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Wendy Davis!

Join us for a special breakfast event with the Texas State Senator who came to national attention when she launched a historic 13-hour filibuster that blocked the worst attack on women’s health in the nation. Though she was unsuccessful in her bid to become the Lone Star State’s first Democratic governor in 20 years, Wendy shattered records in both fundraising and volunteer recruitment.

In her acclaimed memoir Forgetting to Be Afraid, Wendy also shared her personal experiences with ...

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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Welcomes Governor Kate Brown

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today congratulated women's health champion Kate Brown on her swearing-in as the state's 38th governor.

"Oregonians are fortunate to have leaders like Kate Brown who understand that when women succeed, Oregon succeeds," said Laura Terrill Patten, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. "Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon has full confidence in Governor Brown's leadership and integrity."

Before being elected to office, Brown began her career as an advocate working with ...

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