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 most serious threat to Planned Parenthood patients is moving through Congress, and it could cut 2.5 million patients off from care — with devastating consequences. These are the top three ways you can protect reproductive rights across the country, including care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Oppose the ACA repeal and Planned Parenthood “defund” bill

Extreme politicians are trying to shut down Planned Parenthood health centers and cut patients off from care. It's the fight of our lives to protect access to care — and we need you with us.

Call Congress to Stand with Planned Parenthood

Call your representative and tell them that you’re a part of the overwhelming majority that opposes defunding care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Tell Your Senators: Vote No on Gorsuch

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, has a history of interfering with reproductive rights and health. We cannot risk giving him the ability to undermine Roe v. Wade and the right to safe and legal abortion.