In the United States, we’re at a critical turning point on birth control access. The question is: Are we going to continue making a big leaps forward, or are we going to turn back the clock? And the answer is going to be decided, in large part, by the 2016 election.
We’re at a crossroads in America: We’re either going to continue to make leaps forward on health care access — or we’re going to roll backward more than 50 years. The 2016 election will decide which way we go as a nation.
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.
If America elects an anti-reproductive health president, health care equity will be dangerously at risk. That's why we need a president who will fight for all people to have a fair chance at sexual and reproductive well-being.
Today champions of women’s health in the U.S. House and Senate introduced resolutions condemning violence against reproductive health care providers. These resolutions come in the wake of the tragic shooting in Colorado Springs, CO, over Thanksgiving weekend.
On November 27, a gunman named Robert Lewis Dear opened fire at the Planned Parenthood health center in Colorado Springs, resulting in the senseless deaths of three people and injuries to nine others. As we try to heal and make sense of the horrific tragedy, here’s what you need to know about what happened, what’s happening now, and the politics surrounding the violence.
There’s no question that access to abortion, birth control, and health care at Planned Parenthood is on the line in this election. This is what we’re up against: Every single leading GOP presidential candidate is pushing extreme policies that would make it harder for Americans to access reproductive health care.