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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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Sep172018
PPAO Endorses Affordable Housing Measures 102 and 26-199

At Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, we know that stable housing is a social determinant of health. Large rent increases mean families spend more of their income on housing, and less on other basic necessities like health care. Four in ten Oregonians rent their home; this translates to roughly 1.5 million people in our state being potentially vulnerable to unpredictable housing changes. Moreover, these practices disproportionately impact families of color, worsening inequities and pulling communities apart.

That is why ...

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Aug102018
Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon: Buehler Video Insults All Oregon Women

Yesterday Knute Buehler posted a campaign video that misrepresents his anti-abortion voting record and that contains an outrageous allegation against Governor Kate Brown, with one supporter claiming, “Knute cares more about women than Kate Brown does — and she’s a woman.” The video, titled “Women’s Health,” fails to disclose that the “Independent” voter is a former employee for Buehler.

Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon strongly condemns the video as misleading and irresponsible for covering up Buehler’s record of ...

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Jul312018
Buy Tix for Lane County Summer Celebration!

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon's award-winning Lane County Leadership & Advocacy Team is fighting for freedom, opportunity, equality and control over our own bodies — without politicians controlling when, how or why.

To organize ourselves and our communities for victory in 2018, we're throwing a festive party to raise critical funds, Eat, Drink and Advocate: An Evening with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon. Guests will enjoy live music by Caitlin Jemma and The Joe Hein Band, fabulous raffle prizes, local ...

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