Oregon joins fight over Texas abortion ban

City governments and organizations in Oregon are speaking out for and against the strict Texas abortion law.

PORTLAND, Ore. — The city of Portland is joining other entities around the state and country in fighting a new and controversial abortion law in Texas.

Mayor Ted Wheeler announced Friday that city commissioners will vote on an emergency resolution this week. It would declare the city’s intent to ban future trade, exchange of government services, and travel on behalf of the city to Texas.

If passed on Wednesday, the resolution would stand until Texas withdraws its ban on abortion or until the ban is overturned in

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