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Oregon Planned Parenthood Supporters Are Fighting Back

One day after Speaker Paul Ryan and GOP leadership introduced legislation to block millions of people from birth control and cancer screenings at Planned Parenthood, supporters in Oregon are fighting back.

Mary Nolan, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, said:

"Oregonians are making their voices heard: We don't want reproductive health care attacked. We're standing together as women, people of color, immigrants and as people of faith, and we're fighting back to make sure that ...

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Congress Votes to Take Away Protections for 4 Million People Who Rely on Title X

The House of Representatives is poised to vote today to overturn a rule that protects health care for more than 4 million people who rely on Title X, the nation's family planning program, first established more than 40 years ago under President Nixon.

The rule reinforces that it is against the law for state politicians to block people from accessing care under Title X at their preferred health center - including Planned Parenthood and other reproductive healthcare providers - because the ...

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PPAO Statement on Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch: Opposition to Roe v. Wade is a Disqualifier

On Tuesday, Donald Trump announced Judge Neil Gorsuch as his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Here is a statement from Mary Nolan, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon:

"We have a message for U.S. Senators on Judge Gorsuch: Opposing Roe v. Wade is a disqualifier. The right to safe and legal abortion has been the law of the land for more than 40 years. Nominees to the highest court in the land must make clear ...

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Buy Tix for PPAO Valentine's Benefits!

We’ve all had them: dates that go terribly, hilariously awry.

On February 7th and 8th, Portland’s sharpest storytellers will share “tales from the dark side of dating” at our beloved Valentine’s benefit, It’s Not Me, It’s You. After hearing these personal stories, you’ll leave either feeling grateful for your current relationship — or with the realization that being single isn’t so bad after all!

Please note: Due to overwhelming demand, PPAO is presenting 2 ...

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Diverse Coalition Demands Reproductive Health Equity in Oregon


Under landmark legislation, Oregon would become the first state in the nation to ensure reproductive health equity.

A broad coalition of racial and gender justice, reproductive rights and community groups from across the state have joined forces to introduce the Reproductive Health Equity Act (House Bill 2232). The coalition consists of American Civil Liberties Union of Oregon, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon, Family Forward Oregon, NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon, Oregon Latino Health Coalition, Planned ...

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