Planned Parenthood of SW Oregon

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Recent abortion bans and restrictions in states like Alabama have fired up reproductive rights advocates across the U.S.  As KLCC’s Brian Bull reports, activists in Eugene took part in protests today.

Tiffany Eckert

The Trump administration’s recent attempt to undermine the Affordable Care Act has prompted some state leaders to speak out. Oregon Governor Kate Brown met with patients at a health clinic in Eugene Tuesday and spoke on the need to protect health care coverage for all, especially those with pre-existing conditions.

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The Republican health care bill approved in the House of Representatives makes Planned Parenthood providers ineligible to participate in Medicaid. It’s expected the Senate version, now being crafted behind closed doors, will do the same.