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Amid Threats to Roe v. Wade, Some States Are Expanding Access to Abortion

Several states have passed groundbreaking laws that safeguard residents’ right to legally and safely access abortion — no matter what happens at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Planned Parenthood Thanks Justice Breyer for Decades of Service on the Supreme Court

President Biden now has a duty to select a qualified nominee who will protect and support access to sexual and reproductive health care — as Justice Breyer has done unwaveringly throughout his career.

Jan. 27, 2022

Amid Threats to Roe v. Wade, Some States Are Expanding Access to Abortion

Several states have passed groundbreaking laws that safeguard residents’ right to legally and safely access abortion — no matter what happens at the U.S. Supreme Court.

Jan. 21, 2022

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The Women’s Health Protection Act: Critical to Help Keep Abortion Legal Throughout the U.S.

As the U.S. Supreme Court allows the dangerous Texas abortion ban to remain in effect and is poised to rule on a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade — the Senate is considering historic legislation that would protect our right to abortion: the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). 

Jan. 14, 2022

Supreme Court Abandons Texans, Once Again Allowing Abortion Ban to Stand

The failure to end Texas’s blatant denial of the constitutional right to abortion gives other states the green light to set copycat laws into motion. 

Dec. 16, 2021

WTF? An Abortion Bounty Law in 2021?

With one of the most extreme abortion bans this country has ever seen now in effect, politicians, neighbors, and even complete strangers can sue anyone who helps a person access an abortion in Texas after six weeks. This is a full-scale assault on abortion access.

Oct. 13, 2021

The Ongoing Battle to Get Politicians Out of My Exam Room

Abortion is a human right.  It’s time our government upholds, protects and defends that right — and the ability of providers to honor their oaths to truth, empathy and help.

Sept. 16, 2021

Restrictions on Abortion Coverage Target Black and Latino Communities

Institutionalized discrimination in the U.S. health care system and economy has long created barriers for Black, Latino and other people of color from career and economic success. This limited access to financial security has numerous consequences — such as limited access to health care, including safe and legal abortion.

Aug. 23, 2021

Why Do Politicians Target Medicaid Users to Shut Down Planned Parenthood?

The ‘defund’ tactic is so central to politicians’ playbooks that it raises a question: Why do politicians specifically target people with MEDICAID in their strategy  to damage Planned Parenthood? 

Aug. 18, 2021

Four Reasons Why Abortion Services Can Be Hard to Find

Why is it that most people who need an in-clinic abortion come to Planned Parenthood health centers and other abortion providers — even if they have an OB-GYN they regularly see elsewhere?

Aug. 13, 2021