Defunding the Police: What it Means and Why Planned Parenthood Supports It
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.
As we observe the holidays and prepare for 2020, let’s celebrate all that we accomplished this year — sometimes in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds — and remember our power.
Politicians who oppose access to abortion in Virginia and beyond are spreading outrageous lies — trying to manipulate voters so they can push an agenda to ban abortion. Here’s how to spot the whoppers and what to know when you hear them.
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The Supreme Court’s Next Abortion Case Could Upend Abortion Access in Louisiana — and Test Whether the Court Will Protect Our Rights
The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take up a huge case that could leave Louisiana with just one provider of safe, legal abortion.
Trump is using the courts and politicians in a coordinated attack on abortion access, with the ultimate goal of overturning Roe v. Wade.
Why We’re Not The Handmaid’s Tale: States Are Boldly Expanding Abortion Access and Fiercely Protecting Bodily Autonomy
Pro-reproductive health lawmakers are stepping up not only to protect people’s health and ensure abortion remains safe and legal in their states, but also to expand access.
The biased language in these bills has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention away from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt women.
From the White House to statehouses across the country, anti-abortion politicians and activists are pushing inflammatory lies about abortion that shame women and their doctors. It’s all part of their agenda to overturn Roe v. Wade and ban abortion entirely. Enough.