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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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Jul272018
No Cuts to Care: Vote No on Ballot Measure 106

Today, Oregon’s Secretary of State announced that an anti-abortion group turned in enough valid signatures to qualify Initiative Petition 1 for the November ballot, by a narrow margin. Measure 106, as it will appear on the ballot, is an attempt to cut access to abortion for low-income Oregonians and public employees.

“This ballot measure asks voters to allow the state to set a dangerous precedent by cherry-picking which medical procedures will and won’t be covered by insurance,” says ...

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Jul242018
No Cuts to Care Urges Oregon Secretary of State to Drop Unprecedented Signature Observation Restriction

SALEM — Yesterday, the Oregon Secretary of State’s office imposed highly unusual restrictions on signature verification observation for Initiative Petition 1, placing tape on the ground multiple feet away from the verification process so that it is impossible for staff and volunteers to effectively monitor the process. This new and unprecedented limitation appears to be a direct response to disruptive behavior in the signature verification room from just one person: Jeff Jimerson, IP 1 chief petitioner.

Elections Director Steve Trout ...

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Jul202018
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Opposes Ballot Measure 105

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon believes that the right to access health care and the ability to stay with your family are essential to living a happy and complete life. No one’s health should be compromised because of their immigration status.

That is why we’re urging voters to oppose Ballot Measure 105, which would throw out Oregon’s sanctuary state law, a law that has been working for more than 30 years to protect Oregonians from unfair racial ...

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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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