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Supreme Court Reopens Abortion Providers in Texas — For Now

Category: Abortion, State Fights

The U.S. Supreme Court just put a hold on provisions of a Texas law that threatens to eviscerate access to safe, legal abortion in the state for tens of thousands of women. The Oct. 14 order temporarily allows health centers that were forced to close earlier this month to resume providing abortions.…Continue Reading

Tags: State Attacks, Texas, Abortion restrictions, Greg Abbott


Planned Parenthood v. Abbott: The Fight in Texas Continues in Court

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Planned Parenthood v. Abbot

Remember when Gov. Rick Perry and his cronies rammed through an extreme and dangerous anti-women’s health law—after two special sessions, a citizen filibuster, and a Texas-sized standoff? Well, the fight isn’t over. Today, Planned Parenthood Federation of America filed a lawsuit with the Center for…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Texas, HB 2, Lawsuit


After Losing the Election with the Greatest Gender Gap, Romney Campaigns with Cuccinelli

Category: Birth Control, Abortion, Elections

If last November’s election taught us anything, it’s that women’s health is a good investment.  Mitt Romney lost the presidential election (and Virginia) with the greatest gender gap in Gallup’s history.  And now guess where he is:  headlining a fundraiser, days after a new poll shows Democratic can…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Mitt Romney


A Great Week at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference

Category: African Americans

African-American women understand Planned Parenthood.  They understand Planned Parenthood’s commitment to providing quality health care and eliminating health disparities; they understand Planned Parenthood’s commitment to bodily integrity and self-determination; and they understand Planned Parentho…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, CBCF, African Americans for Planned Parenthood, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation


The Fair Shot Campaign Launches to Protect Women’s Health and Economic Security

Category: Birth Control, Abortion

Promoting women’s health, leadership, and economic security—a pretty worthy cause right?  We couldn’t agree more.  That’s why yesterday we helped launch the Fair Shot Campaign—a partnership of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the Center for American Progress, American Woman, and the Service Employees…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Abortion restrictions, Equal Pay, Fair Shot Campaign, Valerie Jarrett


How much do you know about Obamacare? Take the quiz!

Category: Obamacare

Don’t know much about Obamacare? Well, you're not alone. According to two recent polls, many Americans don’t understand how the new health care law works — even when they stand to benefit. A new Wall Street Journal/NBC Poll found that 76 percent of the uninsured (those most likely to benefit from t…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare Works