Planned Parenthood — in solidarity with patients, staff, and supporters — stands with the Movement for Black Lives’ call to defund the police. Defunding the police means investing less in militarizing police forces and investing more in community-based solutions, education, and health care.
Public health is built on the principle of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. Police violence is antithetical to that mission.
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The public health disaster facing Black communities is the result of hundreds of years of U.S. policies that bolster white supremacy and marginalize Black people.
In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.
Politicians used police force to keep the public out of the state legislature. Now, Tennessee is set to be the first state to enact an abortion ban since start of coronavirus in the United States.
As someone who has spent their career working to transform systems of police brutality and white supremacy, I'm tired.
Missouri has only one health center with a license to provide abortion, and that license hads been wrongfully withheld — until now.
Wisconsin April Election: How Poll Volunteers and Voters Were Forced to Risk Their Health, and What Officials Must Do Now
A volunteer poll worker shares her story from the front lines of the dangerous election in Wisconsin — where voters and poll workers are now coming down with COVID-19.
As Congress prepares for the next coronavirus relief package, we’re seeing problems emerge with the existing relief legislation — shortcomings that would be dangerous to repeat. Here's how Congress can do better.