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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.

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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 more than 40 anti-women’s health pieces of legislation since 1993. In addition, we have beat back 5 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
Apr92018
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Named 2018 "Pro-Choice Champion"

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon will honor U.S. Senator Ron Wyden as its "2018 Pro-Choice Champion." The award will be presented at the 2018 Courageous Voice Breakfast with keynote speaker Sonya Renee Taylor on Wednesday, May 30th in Portland.

Every year, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon presents the Marilyn Epstein Pro-Choice Champion Award to recognize a leader who goes above and beyond in advocating for women's and reproductive healthcare issues. The award has previously honored State Representative Mary ...

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Mar262018
Tix on Sale for 2018 Courageous Voice Breakfast with Sonya Renee Taylor!

Since 2011, the Courageous Voice Breakfast has celebrated brave leaders who speak truth in the face of hostility. In the wake of the Me Too movement and the Shout Your Abortion campaign, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon believes it’s more important than ever to harness our collective power and amplify our stories.

Keynote speaker Sonya Renee Taylor is an award-winning performance poet and activist who is the founder of The Body Is Not an Apology, an international movement and ...

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Latest Campaigns
Sep112017
Share Your Story!

Personal stories are critical when advocating to maintain or even expand access to the vital health services that Planned Parenthood provides. By sharing your story, you can play a significant role in the work we do.

There are many levels of comfort when sharing a personal story. Please share what you are willing, and indicate your permission levels where applicable. Please note: Your story — including your name if you provide it — may appear in public advocacy projects such as Planned Parenthood websites, brochures or other printed material. Even if you do not provide your name, keep in mind that some ...

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