These anti-government groups, quite a few of whom have deep ideological ties with white supremacist organizations and individuals, should alarm the left. Their philosophies often have foundations of racism, colonialism, and restriction of reproductive rights—and their numbers are growing.
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Democratic Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday unveiled a plan to boost the state minimum wage from $9.25 to $13.50. Separately, activists said they are circulating a proposed ballot measure to raise Oregon’s minimum wage should the governor’s effort fail.
A new report recommends that states take advantage of the Medicaid rule allowing reimbursement of doula services or that they mandate that both public and private insurance provide comprehensive coverage of doula care.
The law allows pharmacists to write hormonal birth control prescriptions to women who are at least 18 and who pass a risk-assessment screening.
In a year cram-packed with attacks on reproductive rights, a few pieces of legislation stood apart from the pack in their efforts to expand—not restrict—health-care services.
The proposed ballot measure would limit state money for the procedure to cases of rape, incest, or medical necessity, similar to the federal Hyde Amendment.
A first-of-its-kind report calls on the Democratic-held state legislature and health officials to roll out sweeping reforms to bridge a health coverage gap that has left 383,000 residents uninsured.
From abortion clinics being required to give medically inaccurate information to poorly conducted studies on the efficacy of same-sex parenting, conservative evangelicals seem to have no problem bending the truth to push a right-wing, anti-gay, anti-woman agenda.
Oregon lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill allowing women to get birth control prescriptions from a pharmacist instead of a physician, a shift that could vastly expand access to contraceptives throughout the state.