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May182018
Trump-Pence Administration Expected to Introduce Rule That Gags Providers

Following reports that the Trump-Pence administration intends to introduce a gag rule today that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, Planned Parenthood issued the following statement.

This gag rule would do three things:

  1. It would impose new rules that are designed to make it impossible for patients to get birth control or preventive care from reproductive healthcare providers like Planned Parenthood.
  2. Under this rule doctors, nurses, hospitals and community health centers across ...
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May162018
Women's Rights Advocates Call Out Knute Buehler's Record

A coalition of advocates for women’s health and rights joined forces Wednesday to call out Republican gubernatorial nominee Knute Buehler’s record against access to reproductive health care and other issues that affect women and working families.

"Now more than ever, Oregonians need a women's health champion like Governor Kate Brown," said Lisa Gardner, Board Member for Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon. "Last year she signed the Reproductive Health Equity Act, the nation’s most comprehensive reproductive rights ...

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Apr92018
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Named 2018 "Pro-Choice Champion"

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon will honor U.S. Senator Ron Wyden as its "2018 Pro-Choice Champion." The award will be presented at the 2018 Courageous Voice Breakfast with keynote speaker Sonya Renee Taylor on Wednesday, May 30th in Portland.

Every year, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon presents the Marilyn Epstein Pro-Choice Champion Award to recognize a leader who goes above and beyond in advocating for women's and reproductive healthcare issues. The award has previously honored State Representative Mary ...

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Mar262018
Tix on Sale for 2018 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Sonya Renee Taylor!

Since 2011, the Courageous Voice Breakfast has celebrated brave leaders who speak truth in the face of hostility. In the wake of the Me Too movement and the Shout Your Abortion campaign, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon believes it’s more important than ever to harness our collective power and amplify our stories.

Keynote speaker Sonya Renee Taylor is an award-winning performance poet and activist who is the founder of The Body Is Not an Apology, an international movement and ...

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Feb12018
Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon Urges Voters to Learn the Truth About Knute Buehler

Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon today launched TheTruthAboutKnute.com, a website to educate voters about the likely Republican nominee for Oregon Governor in the 2018 election.

"State Representative Knute Buehler has tried to position himself as a moderate, but his voting record and his public statements reveal that he simply can't be trusted to protect women's health and rights," said Laurel Swerdlow, Interim Executive Director of Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon. "In the year since Donald Trump has ...

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