Think Out Loud: Abortion Measure

by Julie Sabatier, Cydney Grannan, and Samantha Matsumoto This Think Out Loud piece was first aired on OPB on October 2, 2018, 12PM. Listen to the full segment here. Measure 106 would prohibit state funding for most abortions. The federal government already bans Medicaid funding for abortion, except in cases of rape or incest or … Continued

Harlow Jewelry Fundraiser for No Cuts to Care

Please join Harlow Jewelry on Thursday, October 4th at their store, with special pop-up guest Fuchsia, for an exclusive shopping experience benefiting No Cuts to Care, the No on Measure 106 Campaign! RSVP here. If you can’t join us on October 4th,  50% of all sales proceeds during the week of 10/04 to 10/12 will … Continued

Statewide Campaign Kickoff on September 22nd

No Cuts to Care is kicking off the campaign to defeat Measure 106, the backdoor abortion ban on November’s ballot, on Saturday, September 22nd from 11AM – 3PM at locations across Oregon. Hundreds of volunteers will be mobilizing to defend reproductive freedom. The morning will commence with speeches from prominent Oregonians before volunteers head out … Continued

First Measure 106 Debate

In the first debate on Measure 106, Emily McLain, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, represented No Cuts to Care with a clear message: Measure 106 takes away access to essential reproductive health care, and goes against Oregon’s values. Watch the full debate, televised on KATU-TV’s “Your Voice, Your Vote,” below.

Anti-abortion measure qualifies for Oregon’s November ballot

A statewide campaign is already working to defeat the measure, which would cut critical access to reproductive health care Today, Oregon’s Secretary of State announced that an anti-abortion group turned in enough valid signatures to qualify Initiative Petition 1 for the November ballot, by a narrow margin. Measure 106, as it will appear on the … Continued

East Oregonian: Voters could see up to four initiatives on ballot

By PARIS ACHEN Published on July 13, 2018 5:35PM This article originally appeared in the East Oregonian. Read the full article here. SALEM — Of the 45 initiatives proposed for the Nov. 6 general election, only four remain in play. Two of those are the subject of two separate signature-gathering fraud investigations by the Oregon … Continued

Statesman Journal: Anti-abortion, sanctuary measures hit signature deadline

This article appeared in the Statesman Journal on July 6, 2018. View the full article here.  An initiative aimed at repealing Oregon’s sanctuary state status garnered opposition from a coalition including Nike on Friday, the day after supporters announced they had enough signatures to potentially qualify for the November ballot. Organizers for Oregonians United Against … Continued Abortion Proposal Could Also Impact Oregon’s Public Employees

Article by Jeff Mapes, OPB This article originally appeared on See the full article here. Sponsors of a proposed anti-abortion ballot measure say they’re focused on stopping taxpayer-funded abortions for low-income women on the Oregon Health Plan. But the measure — which appears to have a good chance of qualifying for the November ballot — could also … Continued Oregon Could Be Unlikely Abortion Battleground This Fall

Article by Jeff Mapes, OPB This article orginally appeared on Read the article here. Oregon is nationally known for its strong support of abortion rights. It’s the only state in the country that has not adopted any additional state restrictions. But the debate over abortion could be in the spotlight in Oregon during this fall’s … Continued

News From the Campaign:

Why I Oppose Measure 106: The Power of Safe & Accessible Abortion

The following personal story has been taken from the Voter Pamphlet Statements in opposition to Measure 106. I have been lucky a few times in my life. I was lucky at 17, when I arrived at college. Getting to college was about creating a future free of everything that had been wrong about my childhood. … Continued

An Open Letter from Over 100 Oregon Clinicians

As Oregon clinicians, we are writing to oppose Measure 106, which is nothing more than a backdoor ban on abortion. As providers, we believe that all women – regardless of how much money they make or how they are insured – should be able to make their own medical decisions in consultation with their healthcare … Continued