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Jul122018
Reproductive Rights Leaders Condemn Knute Buehler's Misleading Campaign Ad

Yesterday Knute Buehler released a new television ad attempting to cover up his record of voting against expanding access to reproductive health care; protecting a woman’s right to safe, legal abortion; and expanding healthcare access for low-income families.

Leaders from Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon and NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon PAC strongly condemn the ad, titled “Our Bodies,” as misleading and irresponsible.

Emily McLain, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon, said: “Knute Buehler voted against the Reproductive Health ...

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Jul102018
Planned Parenthood Leaders in Oregon Oppose Supreme Court Nominee

Yesterday, Donald Trump announced D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals judge Brett Kavanaugh as his nominee for the Supreme Court of the United States.

Trump has made clear that his Supreme Court nominee would “automatically” overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court case that affirmed the constitutional right to access abortion in this country. Judge Kavanaugh has already ruled to limit access to safe, legal abortion: Just last year, he used his judicial power to try to prevent a ...

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Jun152018
My Health, My Story: A Planned Parenthood Speakout!

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is fighting to reduce shame and stigma, to empower, to inspire and to change the conversation around the fight for reproductive health. We are speaking out because we cannot afford to go back.

Local community members will talk about why access to safe, legal abortion is important to them. By raising our voices, we can help protect reproductive freedom at the ballot box in 2018. Extremists are gathering signatures for a dangerous ballot measure that ...

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Jun62018
New Research: Oregon Would Suffer Under Trump-Pence Administration Gag Rule

New research out this week shows that the Trump-Pence administration’s dangerous new gag rule could mean 41 percent of Oregonians who rely on the nation’s family planning program would lose access to essential reproductive health care like birth control, cancer screenings, and STD testing and treatment at their preferred healthcare provider.

The rule makes it illegal for doctors, nurses, hospitals, community health centers and any other provider in the Title X program to tell their patients how they ...

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May312018
Governor Brown Joins Growing Opposition to Trump’s Domestic “Gag Rule”

Oregon Governor Kate Brown joined 13 other governors across the country in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar opposing the Trump-Pence administration’s domestic gag rule, which would make it illegal for healthcare providers to refer for abortion and impose new restrictions intended to block patients from Planned Parenthood health centers for birth control. They join the 73 percent of Americans, 200 members of Congress and 110 public health organizations who already oppose the ...

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