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.
The Republican National Committee won this dubious distinction for claiming to support equal pay for women just weeks before a large majority of Republicans in Congress voted to block equal pay legislation.
A study released Dec. 8 reaffirms that abortion as practiced in America today is safe — and just further proof that abortion restrictions have nothing to do with safety and everything to do with politics.
As the year comes to a close, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards told Cosmopolitan her thoughts on the end of 2014 and what women's health advocates can look forward to next year.