Oregon’s largest anti-abortion advocacy group wants insurance companies to offer it a special plan that doesn’t cover emergency contraception.
Recent grants to expand abortion access in Oregon come out of $15 million allocated by the state Legislature in 2022.
The political director of Oregon Right to Life and a former Springfield school board candidate have started an effort to unseat the only Republican lawmaker who supports abortion rights.
Republican senators have walked out in part to prevent the bill from receiving a vote.
Two Oregon Republican legislators and an anti-abortion group are suing top legislative leaders, alleging that they broke state law because the written summary of a major bill on abortion and gender-affirming care isn’t easy to understand. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Marion County Circuit Court by Rep. Emily McIntire of[Read More…]
The bill stands in opposition to legislation in Republican-led states blocking access and criminalizing care.
The Democratic governors in Washington state and Massachusetts are also shoring up supplies of mifepristone.
Planned Parenthood, which provides about two-thirds of the abortions in Oregon, has hired staff and is working on a new facility in eastern Oregon
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, June 24, reversed Roe v. Wade in a long-anticipated decision. (Les Zaitz/Oregon Capital Chronicle) In a 6-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that determined a person’s constitutional right to seek an abortion, a move that will[Read More…]