What’s at Stake for Abortion Access in the 2016 Election?

Category: Abortion, Elections

This year we’ve seen an all-out assault on safe and legal abortion in this country. You can bet it’s on the ballot this election. Why? Because the leaders we elect will have the power to fight back against attacks on safe, legal abortion — or make those attacks even worse.Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Election 2016

5 Must-Knows About the Shooting at Planned Parenthood in Colorado

Category: Planned Parenthood

On November 27, a gunman named Robert Lewis Dear opened fire at the Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs, resulting in the senseless deaths of three people and injuries to nine others. As we try to heal and make sense of the horrific tragedy, here’s what you need to know about what happened, what’s happening now, and the politics surrounding the violence. Continue Reading

Tags: Planned Parenthood, Colorado

2016 Election: Top 6 Issues for Women’s Health Care and Reproductive Rights

Category: Elections

There’s no question that access to abortion, birth control, and health care at Planned Parenthood is on the line in this election. This is what we’re up against: Every single leading GOP presidential candidate is pushing extreme policies that would make it harder for Americans to access reproductive health care. Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Abortion, Obamacare, Planned Parenthood, Sex Ed, Election 2016, Health Equity

Supreme Court to Review Texas Abortion Restrictions in First Abortion Case in Nearly a Decade

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Court Cases & Litigation

Access to safe, legal abortion is now before the Supreme Court: On Nov. 13 the Court agreed to rule on HB2 — the Texas abortion law that could shut down all but 10 abortion providers in the state. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Texas, HB 2, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court

The Fight for 2016 Starts Today!

Category: Elections

This year is our biggest chance yet to elect champions of reproductive health. We need leaders in Congress and state legislatures who have fought alongside Planned Parenthood. Continue Reading

Tags: Election 2016

Election 2016: We Need Your Input

Category: Elections

There's no question that reproductive health and rights are going to be BIG on the ballot next year, from statehouses to the White House. That's why as we gear up for our biggest election campaign in years — we want to know what's most important to you and your community. Continue Reading

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Hobby Lobby Déjà Vu: Bosses Trying to Block Birth Control Coverage in New Supreme Court Cases

Category: Birth Control

Once again, bosses are trying to block women’s access to birth control coverage. Next stop: the Supreme Court. Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Birth Control Lawsuits, Affordable Care Act, Supreme Court, ACA, Hobby Lobby

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know Right Now About Attacks on Reproductive Health in Texas

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Planned Parenthood

The Most Recent Attacks Are Part of a Systematic, Long-Term Agenda to Ban Safe and Legal Abortion Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Attacks, Texas, Planned Parenthood, Medicaid, Greg Abbott

The GOP’s $502.4 Billion Dollar Price Tag for Women

Category: Elections, Republicans

Republican presidential candidates’ positions cost women a lot: Opposing equal pay ($500 billion in costs), no-copay birth control ($1.4 billion in costs), and gender discrimination protections in health care ($1 billion in costs) adds up to costing women $502.4 billion per year. Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, 2016 Election

Texas Timeline: 5 Big Blows to Reproductive Health in the Past 5 Years

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Planned Parenthood

If you want to see the result of Republican leadership's devastating attacks on women's health, look no farther away than Texas. This timeline reveals how low the Texas legislature has sunk in just the past five years, and how hard we need to fight to win back reproductive health care access for Texans. Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Attacks, Texas, HB 2, Rick Perry, Planned Parenthood, Greg Abbott, Timeline

Chartz by Chaffetz: How Not to do Data

Category: Congress, Planned Parenthood

Now, we at Planned Parenthood Action have come up with some charts chartz by Chaffetz of our own to show just how absurd his was — and how outrageous the whole fraudulent campaign against Planned Parenthood really is Continue Reading

Tags: Congress, Planned Parenthood, Defunding Planned Parenthood, Jason Chaffetz


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