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Donald Trump

President of the United States

Mike Pence

Vice President of the United States

Alex Azar

Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Diane Foley

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Population Affairs

Steven Valentine

Chief of Staff, HHS Assistant Secretary of Health

Bethany Kozma

Senior Advisor of the Office of Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Margaret "Maggie" Wynne

Counselor for Human Services Policy

Betsy Devos

Secretary of Education

Valerie Huber

Senior Policy Advisor at the HHS Office of Global Affairs; Former Senior Policy Advisor for the Assistant Secretary for Health

Sam Brownback

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom

Trump Could Drop His Dangerous "Gag Rule" Any Day Now

Trump Could Drop His Dangerous "Gag Rule" Any Day Now

The proposed rule "gags" doctors by prohibiting them from telling women about how and where to access abortion — even if the patient asks. It’s both dangerous and unethical.

The rule makes it crystal clear that the administration is more interested in restricting access to abortion and pushing its ideology on women than it is in protecting their health, livelihood, and freedoms.

How Harmful is a Gag Rule? The Global Gag Rule Shows Us

On January 23, 2017, in one of his first acts as president, Trump reinstated and expanded the global gag rule to restrict abortion access.

Evidence shows the global gag rule leads to increases in unsafe abortion, unintended pregnancies, women dying from pregnancy-related complications, and infant and child deaths. 

We should be ending the global gag rule — not importing a version of it to the U.S.

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Black History Month for White People

If you’re white and sitting here thinking, “but how can I celebrate Black History Month? This isn’t for me,” I get it.

Feb. 15, 2019

Trump is flat out lying about abortion. We won’t let him get away with it.

From the White House to statehouses across the country, anti-abortion politicians and activists are pushing inflammatory lies about abortion that shame women and their doctors. It’s all part of their agenda to overturn Roe v. Wade and ban abortion entirely. Enough.

Feb. 15, 2019

Stand With Black Women, This Month and Always

What can get lost in the work Planned Parenthood health centers do every day is how much it depends on the devotion and contributions of Black women.

Feb. 8, 2019

We Won't Let Trump Take Away Your Birth Control Coverage

You might not have even known your access to birth control was under attack. 

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