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Oct242017
10 Outrageous Attacks on Oregon Women in 2017

Even here in Oregon, we face well-funded and well-organized opponents who are determined to undo historic progress for reproductive freedom. Here are just 10 of the most outrageous attacks on women’s health in the past 10 months alone:

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Oct62017
Trump Administration Takes Direct Aim at Birth Control Coverage for 360,000 Oregon Women

The Trump administration has taken direct aim at birth control coverage for more than 360,000 Oregon women, eliminating the guarantee they had for coverage for birth control regardless of who they work for. This morning they announced a sweeping new rule to eliminate the Affordable Care Act's requirement that all insurance plans must cover birth control without a co-pay or otherwise ensure access to birth control coverage for women whose employers or schools can legally opt out of ...

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Sep112017
Share Your Story!

Personal stories are critical when advocating to maintain or even expand access to the vital health services that Planned Parenthood provides. By sharing your story, you can play a significant role in the work we do.

There are many levels of comfort when sharing a personal story. Please share what you are willing, and indicate your permission levels where applicable. Please note: Your story — including your name if you provide it — may appear in public advocacy projects such as Planned ...

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Aug312017
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Leader Announces Retirement

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today announced the retirement of Mary Nolan, who has served as Executive Director since 2015. She will continue to lead the organization through the fall as leadership transition plans are developed.

"We are so grateful for Nolan's leadership at a tremendously critical time for women's health and rights," says Becca Uherbelau, Board President for PPAO. "She has never wavered in her commitment to reproductive freedom for Oregonians."

"Mary Nolan is a true pro-choice ...

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Aug282017
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 accessible reproductive health care is important to them. They'll share personal stories about advocacy, affordable care, birth control, cancer, education, LGBTQ issues, youth issues, STDs and safe, legal abortion.

Please gather your friends for ...

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