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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


Two Celebrations in One: Hispanic Heritage Month and a One-Year Anniversary

Category: Latinos

Hispanic Heritage Month

The beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month is coincidentally also my one-year anniversary working for Planned Parenthood Federation of America as the Director of Latino Engagement and Leadership.  This year has been one of discovery, self-reflection, education, and gratitude. You don’t decide to work…Continue Reading

Tags: Latinos, Latinos for Planned Parenthood, Hispanic Heritage Month


The Des Moines Editorial Board's Message to Women's Health Opponnents

Category: Abortion

In a recent editorial, the Des Moines Register had a clear message for women's health opponents in Iowa:    // Post by Planned Parenthood Action. Continue Reading

Tags: Iowa, RU-486, telemedicine, Des Moines


Cory Booker: Standing with New Jersey Women

Category: Elections

When it comes to women's health, the contrast in the New Jersey special senate election couldn't be clearer. Cory Booker will fight to protect women's access to preventive health services, make sure women have access to birth control with no co-pay, and support a woman's right to make her own person…Continue Reading

Tags: Cory Booker, New Jersey Senate, Steve Lonergan, special election


Medicaid Expansion Is a Good Decision — and Michigan Agrees!

Category: Obamacare, Medicaid

Medicaid Expansion Map

As part of Obamacare, all states have the option to expand Medicaid with the federal government financing almost all of the costs of covering newly eligible individuals. If the states accept those federal funds, they will not have to pay anything for the first three years, and even after that, they …Continue Reading

Tags: Michigan, Medicaid Expansion, Obamacare Works, Governor Rick Synder


It’s Not Just the Rhetoric, But the Policies that Insult Women

Category: Birth Control, Abortion, State Fights

They just can’t help themselves. Two days ago, the communications director for the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) criticized Kentucky Democratic Senate candidate (and current Secretary of State) Alison Lundergan Grimes, calling her an “empty dress.” This type of rhetoric is sad bu…Continue Reading

Tags: Wendy Davis, Greg Abbott, Alison Grimes, Mitch McConnell, Kentucky