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May272015
Senate Committee Votes to Expand Birth Control Access, Protect Patient Privacy

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today praised the Oregon Senate Health Care Committee for passing two landmark bills that would expand birth control access and protect patient privacy.

House Bill 3343 provides access for women to a full 12-month supply of contraception at one time. 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 30 or 90 days. The bill passed the House ...

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May72015
Save the Date for Uncorked: Wine, Women & Song!

Spring is such a wonderful time to celebrate women’s health. And that’s just what the Lane County Leadership & Advocacy Team is looking to do at Uncorked: Wine, Women & Song.
 
This event will feature special guest speaker Judith Arcana as well as music by the popular neo-tango ensemble Mood Area 52 and the jazzy Tonewood Trio. We'll also have a silent auction with lots of goodies, delicious wine, tasty hors d'oeuvres and tons of smiles.

Judith Arcana ...

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Apr302015
PPAO Praises House for Protecting Patient Privacy

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today praised the Oregon House of Representatives for passing a landmark bill that will protect patient privacy. Only one other state has taken proactive action to protect patient access to confidential health care in this way.

Oregon House Democrats demonstrated solid support for House Bill 2758, which passed by a 34-25 vote with 1 abstention. The legislation allows patients to ask insurance carriers to send communications directly to the member receiving services, not the primary ...

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Apr302015
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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Apr272015
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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