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Reproductive Rights Groups Gird for Abortion Ballot Fight

Oregon Life United says it’s gathered 100,000 signatures for a ballot measure that would bar public funding of abortions, curtailing access for poor women. Planned Parenthood and its allies may need to spend $2 million to defeat such a ballot measure.

Abortion rights are in retreat across the United States, but Oregon Democrats went to the barricades a year ago to push the state in the other direction -- guaranteeing the ability to get an abortion at no extra cost for almost all women, even immigrants living here without legal permission.

Wyden Decries Dangerous Attacks On Women's Health Services

Finance Ranking Democrat Says a Vote to Defund Planned Parenthood Paints a “Big, Red target” on Health Care for Women

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today spoke on the Senate floor before an expected vote to remove federal funding for Planned Parenthood, an organization that provides many vital women’s health services.

No Joke: April is the Month to Get Yourself Tested

STD testing should be a routine part of healthcare checkups.

OPINION -- Did you know that half of all sexually active young people in the United States will contract a sexually transmitted disease by the time they’re 25 — and that most won’t even know it? Or that young people account for a quarter of new HIV infections each year?

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