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OUR SPACE, OUR PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Reflections on Proudly Owning Our Reproductive Health as Black Women

Category: African Americans for Planned Parenthood

Angela Ferrell-Zabala is the Director of African American Leadership and Engagement for Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund The things that I remember most about growing up in my family are the rich stories that were shared. The words would dance from the mou…Continue Reading

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Fighting for the Healthiest Generation

Category: Global

International Youth Day

Today, August 12, is International Youth Day, a day to recommit to investing in young people — and that includes making sure the global community is meeting the particular needs of the next generation. The statistics are clear: we have a lot more work to do.  Around the world, pregnancy-related com…Continue Reading

Tags: women's health, Global, International Youth Day


Governor Nathan “Back Door” Deal is the Gynotician of the Week

Category: Abortion

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal - Gynotician of the Week

Like any good Gynotician, Governor Nathan “Back Door” Deal just couldn’t resist using women’s health and safety as a political tool. Deal has made it clear that he won’t let a little thing like the democratic process stop him from restricting access to health care: after Georgia legislators rejected…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Abortion restrictions, Georgia, Governor Nathan Deal


Video: North Carolinians Tell Congressman McHenry Why We Need Obamacare

Category: Obamacare

“Why do I not have a moral right and access to health care?”  That’s the question on more than a few people’s minds, as conservative lawmakers continue their crusade to defund Obamacare. At a town hall meeting in North Carolina, Congressman Patrick McHenry was asked why he would vote to repeal and …Continue Reading

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Senator Ted Cruz’s Misinformation Tour Starts in 11 Days…Don’t Let Him Have the Last Word

Category: Birth Control, Obamacare

Ted Cruz on Obamacare

Republican lawmakers have relentlessly tried to repeal Obamacare — despite the fact that the health care law has already helped millions of women and families get the care they need, when they need it. Opponents of the law don’t care that you can no longer be denied insurance coverage because of a p…Continue Reading

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Republicans Speak Out Against Their Own Party on State Attacks on Women’s Health

Category: Abortion, State Fights

GOP Quote

As more and more state legislatures continue to push extreme and dangerous legislation designed to restrict (and in many cases virtually ban) access to safe and legal abortion in the states — some Republican legislators are speaking out. In Wisconsin, State Sen. Dale Schultz knows it’s a “huge mist…Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, Abortion, Wisconsin