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Politicians in multiple states are passing laws that ban abortion at a point before most people know they're pregnant.

These politicians want the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade and let these bans go into effect — ending safe, legal abortion in their states once and for all.

We won’t stand by while they take away our right to control our own bodies.

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More than 100 years ago, Planned Parenthood was founded on this simple idea: Your body is your own. If it is not, we cannot be truly free or equal. 

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Protect X: Why the Title X Gag Rule Matters

The Trump-Pence administration issued a "gag rule" that dismantles the Title X program, which provides affordable birth control and reproductive health care for millions of Americans.

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Download our digital swag kit now so you have all the tools you need to say you're in to #ProtectX and defend access to health care.

Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Sign Our People's Brief to Stop the Gag Rule

The Trump-Pence administration's gag rule will prevent patients who rely on Title X — our nation's only program focused on affordable birth control and reproductive health care — from accessing lifesaving care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

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Stay up-to-date with our blog, and read our “defund defined” page to understand more about what “defunding” Planned Parenthood really means.

State Attacks

Contact Elected Officials

Contact them to speak openly about how you feel on the bills they’ve introduced, committees they serve on, and political contributions they’ve received

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Politicians in multiple states are advocating bans on abortion at a point before most women even know they're pregnant.

No six-week abortion bans.
No bans, PERIOD.

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Check out volunteer and job opportunities across the country, and find your state below for local advocacy information and even more ways to get involved.

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Latest Blog Posts

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73% of Americans Want Abortion to Remain Safe and Legal

Survey shows vast support for abortion access—and opposition to overturning Roe v. Wade.

May 17, 2019

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Lies About Abortions Later in Pregnancy

Trump’s claims about abortion later in pregnancy are not true. This is a manufactured controversy.

April 30, 2019

Don’t Call 6-Week Abortion Bans “Heartbeat” Bills. Here’s Why.

The biased language in these bills has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention away from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt women.

 

April 25, 2019

Explore Key Players

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

National News

With us in New Jersey

U.S. Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman joins Planned Parenthood New Jersey to “Protect X”

In New Jersey, more than 70 percent of the patients served by Title X received care at a Planned Parenthood health center. 

From Wisconsin

Milwaukee Plans To Provide Doulas To 100 Women

A proposal is making its way through the city and Milwaukee County to spend $52,000 to develop the pilot program that would improve birth and maternal health outcomes in Milwaukee’s 53206 zip code

In Michigan

Health sciences dialogue brings attention to racism in maternal healthcare

All of the readings that were assigned today really focus on issues such as poor prenatal care, poor access to care, and relationships between the providers and the patients that were described.

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