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Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States

Category: Abortion, State Fights, TRAP

Restrictions on abortion threaten to close women’s health centers across the country — especially in the South. But a federal court just ruled to protect Alabama women from the latest attack: In Alabama, a federal court struck down a law that would have shuttered all but two of the state’s only heal…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, TRAP, Alabama


A Great Week at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference

Category: African Americans

African-American women understand Planned Parenthood.  They understand Planned Parenthood’s commitment to providing quality health care and eliminating health disparities; they understand Planned Parenthood’s commitment to bodily integrity and self-determination; and they understand Planned Parentho…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, CBCF, African Americans for Planned Parenthood, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation


The Fair Shot Campaign Launches to Protect Women’s Health and Economic Security

Category: Birth Control, Abortion

Promoting women’s health, leadership, and economic security—a pretty worthy cause right?  We couldn’t agree more.  That’s why yesterday we helped launch the Fair Shot Campaign—a partnership of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the Center for American Progress, American Woman, and the Service Employees…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Abortion restrictions, Equal Pay, Fair Shot Campaign, Valerie Jarrett


How much do you know about Obamacare? Take the quiz!

Category: Obamacare

Don’t know much about Obamacare? Well, you're not alone. According to two recent polls, many Americans don’t understand how the new health care law works — even when they stand to benefit. A new Wall Street Journal/NBC Poll found that 76 percent of the uninsured (those most likely to benefit from t…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare Works


Two Celebrations in One: Hispanic Heritage Month and a One-Year Anniversary

Category: Latinos

Hispanic Heritage Month

The beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month is coincidentally also my one-year anniversary working for Planned Parenthood Federation of America as the Director of Latino Engagement and Leadership.  This year has been one of discovery, self-reflection, education, and gratitude. You don’t decide to work…Continue Reading

Tags: Latinos, Latinos for Planned Parenthood, Hispanic Heritage Month


The Des Moines Editorial Board's Message to Women's Health Opponnents

Category: Abortion

In a recent editorial, the Des Moines Register had a clear message for women's health opponents in Iowa:    // Post by Planned Parenthood Action. Continue Reading

Tags: Iowa, RU-486, telemedicine, Des Moines