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Nov72018
Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon Celebrates Re-election of Governor Kate Brown and Defeat of Ballot Measure 106

Oregonians made their voices heard tonight, voting to re-elect Governor Kate Brown and improve access to reproductive health care and stop attacks against women’s health and rights.

Quote from Emily McLain, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon:

“Voters just sent a clear message to politicians: When you attack women’s health, rights and freedoms, you lose. Oregonians won’t stand idly by as politicians push for dangerous and unpopular policies that strip us of our health care and ...

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Oct172018
WATCH: Oregon Organizations Call Out Republican Knute Buehler's Empty Campaign Promises

Leaders representing educators, environmental protections and reproductive rights say GOP gubernatorial candidate is saying one thing, doing the opposite

In a new television ad, three of Oregon’s leading organizations representing educators, environmental protections and reproductive rights called out Republican Knute Buehler for misleading voters on each of these key issues.

“We see it over and over, Republican Knute Buehler says one thing but does the opposite,” the ad states. “The real Knute Buehler voted against investing in schools and ...

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Oct62018
Planned Parenthood Leaders in Oregon Condemn Kavanaugh Confirmation

Just now, the Senate voted to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. By doing so, senators ignored the outpouring of opposition to Kavanaugh’s nomination, evidence that he would gut Roe v. Wade if confirmed, allegations of sexual assault, questions about the honesty of his answers to questions under oath and serious concerns about his ability to be impartial and unbiased on the highest court of the land.

Today’s vote followed misleading and deeply ...

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Sep252018
Reproductive Rights Leaders Slam Knute Buehler for Indecision on Anti-Abortion Supreme Court Nominee

Knute Buehler wants to claim being “pro-choice,” but he refuses to stand with pro-choice Oregonians against the appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Donald Trump nominated Kavanaugh in July, fulfilling his pledge to appoint justices who would gut Roe v. Wade and the constitutional right to access abortion in this country. Since then, two women have come forward with credible allegations of sexual assault. Buehler’s response? He’s still undecided.

Yesterday, Buehler told KATU-TV ...

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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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