Coverage of the Reproductive Health Equity Act (HB 3391) with the Oregon News Service showcased leaders with Western States Center and their support for the campaign. Read more here.
State lawmakers introduce laws to protect birth control under Trumpcare (Think Progress, May 15, 2017)
Oregon's Reproductive Health Equity Act was featured in this ThinkProgress article about state-level efforts to protect and expand reproductive health services. Read the full article here.
Oregon could make abortion affordable regardless of immigration status (Think Progress, April 27, 2017)
Amy Casso from Western States Center talks about RHEA and why immigrant justice is reproductive justice in this Think Progress story. Read the full piece here!
Women’s health services face federal, state threats (Portland Tribune, April 24, 2017)
The Reproductive Health Equity Act (HB 3391) was featured in this article in the Portland Tribune, along with Cover All Kids. Read the full article here.
State lawmakers rushing to protect funding for Planned Parenthood (STAT, April 24, 2017)
Oregon's Reproductive Health Equity Act (HB 3391) was featured in this story on STAT. Read the full piece here.
Abortions and Vasectomies May Soon Be Covered by Oregon Insurance Plans (The Bend Source, April 14, 2017)
The Reproductive Health Equity Act (HB 3391) and its passage out of the House Healthcare Committee was featured in the Bend. Check out the full article here.
House Healthcare Committee Passes Reproductive Health Equity Act
The Oregon House Healthcare Committee today passed landmark legislation to ensure reproductive health equity across the state. House Bill 3391 is sponsored by 21 State Representatives and 10 State Senators. The bill has been developed over the past two years by the Pro-Choice Coalition of Oregon with input from community leaders around Oregon and legislators.
Oregon bill boosts reproductive health equity (The Register-Guard, April 6, 2017)
A guest opinion from Becca Uherbelau, board chair of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, was featured in the Register-Guard in support of the Reproductive Health Equity Act! Read the full op ed here.
Insurance coverage of birth control could dramatically change for Oregon women (The Oregonian, March 29, 2017)
A guest opinion from Carrie Miles, featuring the Reproductive Health Equity Act and the importance of no-cost contraception coverage, was published in the Oregonian. Read the full op ed here.
Advocate: Planned Parenthood will survive (Beaverton Valley Times, March 23, 2017)
The Reproductive Health Equity Act (HB 3391) was covered in this piece on Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon and remarks by Executive Director Mary Nolan at the Washington County Public Affairs Forum. Read the full coverage here.