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Timeline: 100 Years of Birth Control

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

100 years of birth control, 7-21-14. Blog feature image.

Since Planned Parenthood founder Margaret Sanger coined the term "birth control" in 1914, contraception has truly revolutionized women's lives in the United States, and around the world. This timeline begins that year and ends 100 years later in 2014, as 99 percent of sexually active women report us…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Abortion, Obamacare, Infographic, Timeline, Margaret Sanger


Obamcare is Here

Category: Obamacare

From birth control with no co-pays to better access to lifesaving cancer screenings, the Affordable Care Act is a huge step forward for women’s health. Many are signing up to get covered for the first time and others are finding big savings over what they have been paying. Check out some of the stor…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Storify, Obamacare Works, pre-existing conditions


Gynotician of the Week: Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn

Category: Obamacare

If there was anyone this week who did their darndest to insert themselves into the personal and private medical decisions best left up to women, it was Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN).  Late Saturday night, anti-women’s health lawmakers proposed a continuing resolution (C.R.) to continue fund…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Marsha Blackburn, Gynotician of the Week, Pay Equity


Great News for Women in Texas

Category: State Fights, Elections

Over 5,000 Show Up for Stand with Texas Women Rally

Today in Haltom City, at the place where she received her high school diploma, State Senator Wendy Davis announced her candidacy for governor of Texas. Here's a sentence we don't get to say often enough: This is great news for women in Texas. This summer, when Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor Dav…Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Texas, Wendy Davis


WATCH: New TV Ad on How Ken Cuccinelli Interferes in Personal Health Decisions

Category: Elections

Ken Cuccinelli Can't Be Trusted

Today, Planned Parenthood Votes is launching a new TV ad to further educate Virginia voters on Ken Cuccinelli’s extreme and dangerous record and agenda for women’s health.   Ken Cuccinelli has a clear record of interfering in personal and private health care decisions of Virginia women. He opposes…Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Keep Ken Out, Terry McAuliffe


Latinos and the Affordable Care Act

Category: Latinos

Yesterday, October 1, 2013, marked a turning point in the history of the U.S. health care system as we know it. Eligible Americans and residents alike were able to begin enrolling in affordable health insurance plans as part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, in honor of Pres…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Latinos, Latinos for Planned Parenthood, Obamacare Works