News This Week

  • Planned Parenthood patients and providers took their message directly to lawmakers on Capitol Hill

  • U.S. House expected to introduce a health care bill as early as this week that would include provisions to shut down Planned Parenthood health centers

  • PP supporters pinked out Congressional town halls across the country during Resistance Recess last week

 

If You Do One Thing Today

On March 1, 150 Planned Parenthood patients and providers from across the country traveled to Washington, DC, to share their personal stories in over 170 meetings with lawmakers, highlighting the devastating consequences that “defunding” Planned Parenthood would have on their communities.

Lori's Story: I credit Planned Parenthood with preserving my ability to bear children

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If you didn’t get to share your story on March, 1, don’t worry! There’s still time. If you do one thing today, share your Planned Parenthood story and show everyone just what we're fighting for in the weeks and months to come.

 

More Time? Do This!

We needed our supporters to go all out last week — and they all delivered. From rallies to town halls, reproductive rights advocates made Resistance Recess one of the biggest moments in our fight so far. Check out the incredible photos, videos and stories from across the country, and share your own using the hashtag #IStandWithPP.

 

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Watch this: This is what abortion looked like before Roe v Wade.

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Defender of the Week

Our star defender of the week: Olivia L. (22, NJ) is an all-star volunteer with Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern New Jersey.

From marching in Trenton, NJ, to using her birthday party as an opportunity to collect donations from friends, she never misses a chance to support Planned Parenthood and its mission. Her ceaseless activism and dedication have a way of inspiring those around her — and us! Thank you for all your hard work, Olivia.

 

Must Watch & Top Reads

‘We Are Planned Parenthood’ Capitol Takeover

Black History Month 2017: Celebrating Black Women's Resistance and Resilience

Gynotician Alert: Oklahoma Legislator Tells Women ‘You’re a Host,’ Pennsylvania Considers 20-Week Ban, Virginia Governor Vetoes ‘Defunding’ Bill

Why I Called Out Jason Chaffetz on Planned Parenthood


 

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Top 3 Ways to Take Action

The Senate just releases the worst piece of women's health legislation in a generation. This bill would devastate Planned Parenthood patients and leave millions of Americans without access to care. 

Call Your Senators

The Senate is on the verge of voting to demolish health care for millions and cut off Planned Parenthood patients from care. Let's keep their phones ringing off the hook.

Fight for Birth Control Access

HHS Secretary Tom Price is putting no-copay birth control coverage at risk. Demand that he and the administration protect full insurance coverage of birth control with no copay.

Be a PP Defender

Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.