See you in court, President Trump
This month, Planned Parenthood of Southwestern Oregon and Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette joined forces with the Oregon Medical Association to sue the Trump administration to block its gag rule. This dangerous and unethical rule would dismantle Title X, the nation’s reproductive health program, which helps people access birth control, breast and cervical cancer screenings, and STI testing and treatment. The rule threatens the health care of people in underserved rural communities, people of color, LGBTQ people, immigrants and other people struggling to make ends meet.
AMA, Planned Parenthood Challenge Trump Family-Planning Rule
In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Eugene, Oregon, the AMA and Planned Parenthood asserted that the new rule violates a congressional mandate that patients receiving information about their pregnancies through Title X must receive complete, unbiased information about their options.
Oregon To Sue White House Over Limits On Abortion Providers
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown and Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum announced they plan to file a lawsuit Tuesday challenging the Trump administration’s proposed changes to Title X family planning funding. That federal program provides reproductive health services like contraception to millions of low-income Americans. The lawsuit is backed by 20 states and the District of Columbia.
Trump-Pence Gag Rule Will Have Devastating Impact on Oregon Women
The Trump-Pence administration today released a domestic gag rule, which will dismantle the nation’s family planning program and put millions of people’s health at risk.
Gardner and Udall: Oregon voters affirm reproductive freedom for all
In a huge victory for reproductive freedom, voters affirmed for the third time in 40 years that every Oregonian must be empowered to decide whether and when to become a parent — no matter how much money they make or how they are insured.
Nothing about youth without youth
We often view student absenteeism as a problem with our education system. But the reasons students don’t show up are beyond what happens or doesn’t happen in class. According to a 2015 CDC report, if you’re a high school student who identifies as LGBTQ, missing school due to safety concerns is 140 percent more likely for you than for your heterosexual peers.
Planned Parenthood voted Best of Eugene!
In a country where health care has been typically seen as more of a commodity than a human right, we’re extremely lucky to have organizations like Planned Parenthood. And you all seem to agree by voting it the Best Nonprofit in Eugene. Along with providing services like contraceptives, gynecological check-ups and testing for sexually transmitted infections, Planned Parenthood does a lot of outreach and education about sexual health.
Youth Against 106
Here’s what we have to say: Voting “yes” on Measure 106 means saying no to our ability to make our own decisions about our own bodies. M106 takes away a person’s ability to make medical decisions based on their income or health care coverage.
Governor Brown Joins Growing Opposition to Trump's Domestic "Gag Rule"
Oregon Governor Kate Brown joined 13 other governors across the country in sending a letter to Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar opposing the Trump-Pence administration’s gag rule, which would make it illegal for healthcare providers to refer for abortion and impose new restrictions intended to block patients from Planned Parenthood health centers for birth control.
#MeToo movement needs young brave voices
These are just a few words used to describe people who have come forward to speak their truth about having been sexually harassed or assaulted. We aren’t ignoring them anymore. What was once the dull pain of a headache, recognizable but avoidable, is now a migraine, undeniable and painful.
Part 1: Sex education in Oregon: is it working?
Part 2: Sex education in Oregon: is it working?
Local Business Honors International Women's Day without Marching or Rally
Guest Opinion: Defunding Planned Parenthood Would be a Health Care Disaster
Supporters Of Planned Parenthood Will "Pink The Night Out"
Reproductive Health Equity Act Report
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