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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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Ken Cuccinelli on the Issues: Compares Birth Control to MLK’s Fight

Category: State Fights

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is far out of the mainstream when it comes to women’s health. His entire career has been an exercise in trying to reduce and deny women access to care. He has co-sponsored “personhood” measures that would give full legal rights to fertilized eggs, supported d…Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli on the issues, Martin Luther King Jr., MLKJ

Plan to Rock: Inauguration 2013

Category: Elections

The night before the second inauguration of President Barack Obama Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and Rock the Vote hosted their own inauguration party—Plan to Rock—celebrating the power of young people and the importance of protecting women’s health and ri…Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Inauguration 2013, Rock the vote, Sophia Bush, Aisha Tyler, Kate Walsh, Tatyana Ali

WATCH: Sarah Weddington on 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Category: Abortion, Legislation

Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade — the landmark Supreme Court decision that confirmed a woman’s constitutional right to consider safe and legal abortion, if and when she needs it, and without interference from politicians. Many things have changed in the last forty years! When S…Continue Reading

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40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade: It’s Here for Good

Category: Abortion, Legislation

This year marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, when the Supreme Court ruled a woman had a right to make her own personal medical decisions, without interference from politicians. 40 years later Americans are still standing by this decision.  A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows 7 in 10 Ame…Continue Reading

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Four More Years: Congratulations, President Obama!

Category: Obamacare, President Obama

Hands down, the best news of last year was on November 6 when they announced President Obama had won the state of Ohio, guaranteeing another four years of his presidency.  Now, on January 21, millions will watch as he’s inaugurated for his second term. While we look forward to another four years wi…Continue Reading

Tags: Inauguration 2013, Barack Obama, Obama women's health care, four more years, obama womens health