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Happy 2-Year Anniversary, Birth Control Benefit! Too Bad Politicians Keep Trying to Break Us Up.

Category: Obamacare, Obamacare Works

Starting two years ago today, millions of American women got access to birth control coverage without a copay through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since that day, an overwhelming number of women have benefited from copay-free birth control coverage. Meanwhile, anti-women’s health politicians — det…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Contraception, Hobby Lobby


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


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