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Issues & Legislation

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon works to pass laws that advance access to the full range of reproductive healthcare services and information including comprehensive sex education. From town halls to the State Capitol, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon ensures that women and men can access quality, affordable reproductive health care.

Current Priorities

Past Achievements

Thanks to the skill of our passionate citizen activists, our elected allies and our professional lobbyist, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon has defeated dozens of anti-women’s health pieces of legislation since 1993. In addition, we have beat back 6 anti-women’s health ballot measures, including Parental Notification in 2006. We have worked tirelessly to protect the full range of reproductive options. Oregon remains the only state left with no restrictions on access to safe, legal abortion.

In addition, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon has worked to advance access to women’s health services and information as well as comprehensive sex education. Read below to learn more about the health achievements Planned Parenthood has been a part of in Oregon.

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Latest News
Aug72019
Pets for Planned Parenthood!

Does your pet have what it takes to be our 2020 Mascot? Here's how you can jump on the Pets for Planned Parenthood bandwagon:

  1. If you attended our campaign kickoff event in Portland, download your professional photos here.

  2. Come up with a “platform” for your pet (think: “Corgi Booker supports free spay and neuter on demand, without apology!”), then submit your "nomination" here.

  3. In early November, you will receive a link to launch your “campaign” by encouraging friends to ...

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Jul112019
Ninth Circuit Denies Emergency Relief from Domestic Gag Rule

An en banc panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit today refused to block the Trump-Pence administration from enforcing the dangerous Title X gag rule.

Title X is the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, which serves nearly 50,000 Oregonians each year. Trump’s gag rule makes it illegal for healthcare providers in the Title X program to refer patients for abortion, and it blocks access to care through ...

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Latest Campaigns
Aug132019
Share Your Story!

Oregon is the leading state for reproductive health and rights. We have fought hard to get the best reproductive health laws on the books, and now we need your help enforcing them! Personal stories are a powerful tool that can be used to win the hearts and minds of decision-makers, and are critical when advocating to maintain or even expand access to the vital health services that Planned Parenthood provides.

Whether it's affordable birth control, access to sex education or the right to safe and legal abortion, tell us why these services matter to you and the impact that ...

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