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Women are Watching Is Back for 2014

Category: Elections

We know it’s only February, but things are already heating up as the 2014 election approaches. Politically speaking, it’s a big year and women’s health is on the line.  Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations across the country will be running our largest campaign ever. In 2011, Pla…Continue Reading

Tags: Women are Watching, 2014 election


Thanks to You We Kept Ken Out of Virginia

Category: Elections

We did it! Together, we have kept Ken out of the governor’s mansion and protected women’s health and rights in Virginia! This election sends a clear message to politicians in Virginia and all 50 states: attacks against women’s health are not only bad policy—they are bad politics. Last night, women …Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, gender gap, Virginia Governor's Race, Keep Ken Out, Terry McAuliffe


Keep Ken Out to Protect Women's Health

Category: Elections

The polls in Virginia are now open and will remain open until 7 p.m. tonight. Before many go out and cast their ballots, we wanted to give you a brief refresher of why we we must Keep Ken Out. Terry McAuliffe believes women’s health care decisions are personal, private, and best left up to a woman,…Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Virginia Governor's Race, Keep Ken Out, Terry McAuliffe


Health Care Hooligan: Congresswoman Renee Ellmers

Category: Obamacare

From the day it was signed into law, House Republicans have done everything they could to derail the Affordable Care Act — 46 votes to repeal, delay or defund and counting. The rollout has definitely had its share of bumps, but rather than working to fix it, they’re assigning blame and launching mor…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Obamacare Works, Health Care Hooligans, Rep. Renee Elmers, Kathleen Sebelius


The Real Impact of Restrictions in Oklahoma

Category: Abortion, Republicans

The last few years have set records for the extent of bad legislation that has been passed to restrict women’s health and access to safe and legal abortion.  The state of Oklahoma has been on a race to the bottom when it comes to women’s health for some time now, with a very real and serious impact …Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, Abortion, Abortion restrictions, Oklahoma, Republicans for Planned Parenthood


An Unpopular Initiative in Michigan

Category: Abortion

Right to Life of Michigan has submitted signatures for an initiative to ban insurance from covering abortion. If the initiative becomes law, coverage for abortion would only be available through an unworkable “rider” system. This initiative has no exemptions for survivors of rape or incest.  Propone…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Michigan, Abortion restrictions, Insurance