Reproductive health care providers in Oregon have prepared for months for an influx of patients from states where doctors face prison time for providing abortions.
People are looking for ways to ensure abortion access if Roe v. Wade falls, but the idea of setting up clinics on tribal lands raises a host of issues.
Oregon Division of Financial Regulation report finds violations of the state’s 2017 Reproductive Health Equity Act.
Abortion opponents’ efforts in many conservative states to exclude most exceptions — for rape or incest o to save the life of the mother— have drawn headlines recently, but lack widespread appeal.
Skirmishing over birth control methods already has begun, as Republican lawmakers in some states push to restrict access to birth control methods they claim cause abortions.
Planned Parenthood will not confirm it is opening a clinic in eastern Oregon, but local politicians addressed community demands to stop it.
Both states are known for liberal legal frameworks protecting the right to abortion, but advocates on both sides point out that laws can change.
Democrats, independent Betsy Johnson and Republican Jessica Gomez oppose the Supreme Court’s expected decision.