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May192017
Save the Date for "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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May42017
Planned Parenthood Slams Congressman Walden for the Most Damaging Women's Health Legislation Ever

Today, with Oregon Congressman Greg Walden's vote, the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the most damaging women's health legislation ever. The American Health Care Act would:

  • Take away health coverage for 24 million people.

  • "Defund" Planned Parenthood -- by blocking people with Medicaid from accessing preventive care at Planned Parenthood health centers -- including birth control, cancer screenings, and STD testing and treatment.

  • Eliminate protections that restrict insurance companies from gouging people with pre-existing conditions by imposing crushing ...

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Apr242017
2017 Pro-Choice Champions Will Be Honored May 17th at Courageous Voice Breakfast

Every year, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon presents the Marilyn Epstein Pro-Choice Champion Award to recognize leaders who go above and beyond in advocating for reproductive health care. We are proud to announce that this year’s honorees are the Chief Sponsors of the Reproductive Health Equity Act: House Majority Leader Jennifer Williamson, Representatives Jeff Barker and Julie Fahey and Senators Laurie Monnes Anderson and Richard Devlin.

Please join us to honor our Pro-Choice Champions at the 2017 Courageous Voice ...

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Apr142017
House Healthcare Committee Passes Reproductive Health Equity Act

PRO-CHOICE COALITION OF OREGON PRESS RELEASE

SALEM, Ore., April 14, 2017 - The Oregon House Healthcare Committee today passed landmark legislation to ensure reproductive health equity across the state.

The Reproductive Health Equity Act (House Bill 3391) removes financial barriers and ensures that every Oregonian is empowered to make their own decisions about whether and when to become a parent. Limitations on reproductive health services can have profoundly harmful effects on public health and on an individual person's life opportunities ...

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Apr102017
Tix on Sale for 2017 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Staceyann Chin!

Please join Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon for a special breakfast event with Staceyann Chin, the Jamaican writer, political activist and spoken-word poet known for her one-woman shows and the Tony Award-winning Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway. Chin speaks all over the world and has written for many publications, including The New York Times Magazine and Essence, and has discussed issues of race and sexuality on television and radio, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN and PBS.

The ...

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