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Oregon's History

Oregon is the only state in America with NO protective pro-life laws. Oregon also legalized abortion before Roe v. Wade.


Oregon became one of the first states to legalize abortion. SB 193 legalized abortion during the first 150 days of pregnancy. SB 193 allowed a licensed physician to perform an abortion on an Oregon resident in the following circumstances:

SB 193 also required all abortions to be performed by a physician and in a hospital. Before any abortion took place, two physicians had to certify in writing that the woman’s circumstances justified the abortion.


Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton established abortion on-demand in America from conception to birth. You can read more about those decisions here.


SB 397 repealed the 1969 law, along with all its restrictions on abortion. The bill was passed for the expressed purpose of protecting unrestricted abortion in Oregon if Roe/Doe were overturned.


HB 3391 forces insurance companies operating in Oregon to fully cover abortion procedures with no co-pay or deductible. The law also expanded taxpayer funding of abortion, effectually making abortion free in Oregon.

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