~ By Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America ~ I see it every single time I walk into a Planned Parenthood health center. And if you've ever walked through those doors — especially as a patient — then you know exactly what I'm talking about. The nurses and doctors, th…Continue Reading
In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power to deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees. The 5–4 ruling in Burwell v…Continue Reading
We are so excited about the romantic comedy Obvious Child that we’re hosting a giveaway contest. The reason? It's obvious. In the movie, protagonist Donna Stern (stand-up comedian Jenny Slate) has an abortion — without bursting into flames as punishment. Shocker! Donna does note, however, that she’s…Continue Reading
The U.S. Supreme Court just made it harder for women to visit their doctor’s office in peace — but we won’t let them win. Today the Court overturned a Massachusetts buffer zone law, which since 2007 had kept protestors away from the immediate entrances of women’s health centers. Today’s ruling mean…Continue Reading
After a string of shenanigans to keep Virginians from getting Medicaid, late Monday night Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell pulled another sly move to block affordable health care for 400,000 hard working Virginians. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe said in a statement: “I am continuall…Continue Reading
Virginia is for lovers. Lovers of quid pro quo. As the state anticipates the trial of their former governor Bob McDonnell for accepting gifts from businessman Jonnie Williams and the fallout from House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s loss last week continues—a disgusting story about state lawmaker she…Continue Reading
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