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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


Anti-Women’s Health Politicians Continue to Fight Losing Battles in Court

Category: State Fights

On Monday, women’s health had another victory in the courts, this time in Oklahoma. A judge temporarily blocked a new law that would have prevented women from accessing emergency contraception over the counter.  This isn’t the first time this year that extreme anti-women’s health legislation has be…Continue Reading

Tags: North Dakota, State Fights, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Alabama, Mississippi


What You Won’t Hear From the Defund Obamcare Town Hall

Category: Obamacare

In a last-ditch effort to spread misinformation about Obamacare, opponents are hitting the road on a “Defund Obamacare Town Hall Tour.”  In each of the states they’re heading to, there are thousands of women and families who stand to benefit from the new health care law.  But do these opponents care…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Obamacare Works, cancer screenings, Senator Ted Cruz, Heritage


Gynotician of the Week Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan

Category: Abortion

Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan - Gynotician of the Week

This week's Gynotician was appointed to political office while she was a college senior, finishing her degree in Business Administration. Three months into her first term, Representative Christina Hagan (R-Ohio) hit the ground running, pushing extreme and dangerous legislation that would restrict a …Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician, Gynotician of the Week, Abortion restrictions


The Consequences of Interfering with Women’s Health: Governor Pat McCrory’s Approval Numbers Hit New Low

Category: Abortion, State Fights

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has hit a new low…literally. Governor McCrory’s approval rating has dropped into the 30’s, but is it really any surprise?  McCrory has done his part to earn these low approval numbers.  Whether it was signing into law one of the most severe voter-suppression bill…Continue Reading

Tags: North Carolina, Governor Pat McCroy


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