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Feb12017
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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Jan232017
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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Jan182017
Diverse Coalition Demands Reproductive Health Equity in Oregon

PRO-CHOICE COALITION OF OREGON PRESS RELEASE

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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Dec122016
Use It or Lose It!

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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Nov292016
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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