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Did you know that you can make a donation to Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon…at no cost to you?

It’s true! Every year, the Oregon Political Tax Credit allows individual Oregonians to give $50 to their favorite political cause and receive this full amount back at tax time. (Couples filing jointly can get a refund for up to $100!) In other words, the state gives you a $50 or $100 gift to donate to the political cause of ...

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Health Secretary Nominee Would Take Away Thousands of Oregonians' Access to Health Care

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon issued the following statement in response to President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Georgia Congressman Tom Price for U.S. Health Secretary. Price has vowed to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal the Affordable Care Act.

"Let's talk about what 'defunding Planned Parenthood' really means: taking health care away from the 61,672 Oregon women, men and young people Planned Parenthood serves each year," says Laurel Swerdlow, Advocacy Director for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon ...

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10 Outrageous Attacks on Oregon Women in 2016

2016 has been a landmark year for Planned Parenthood: celebrating the centennial, a major Supreme Court victory, the most important election of our lifetime. But it’s also been a challenging year. Here are just 10 of the most outrageous attacks on women’s health in the past 10 months alone:

  • Several Oregon Republican candidates refuse to say whether they’re voting for Donald Trump and Mike Pence, the most divisive, hateful presidential ticket in generations.

  • Gubernatorial candidate Bud Pierce ...

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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon Endorses Ballot Measure 97

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon today announced its endorsement of Ballot Measure 97, which would provide stable, adequate funding for healthcare services and education programs by increasing the minimum tax for large and out-of-state corporations with more than $25 million in annual Oregon sales.

PPAO is the political arm of the organization, advocating on behalf of Oregon's 12 health centers and the 61,672 women, men and young people who count on Planned Parenthood services every year. PPAO strongly ...

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‘I Refuse to Remain Silent’

“I support Planned Parenthood because I refuse to be placed in a box.

“At a young age, I began to recognize the difference in how boys and girls were treated. I felt confident speaking in class in elementary school, so I frequently volunteered to read and often raised my hand to answer questions. I made sure that others who participated less had the opportunity to speak before I did, but for some reason, my classmates said to each other and ...

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