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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. 

Best and Worst of 2014: Colorado Contraception Program Wins Women's Health Feat of the Year

The Colorado program that reduced teen pregnancy rates by an extraordinary 40 percent won our Women’s Health Feat of the Year.
Dec. 12, 2014

Best and Worst of 2014: “Really?!” Moment of the Year

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.
Dec. 11, 2014

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Best and Worst of 2014: Malala Yousafzai Wins Women’s Rights Hero of the Year

We asked you which heroes in the fight for women’s health and rights inspired you the most this year — and you told us! Malala Yousafzai is your pick for the Women’s Rights Hero of 2014.
Dec. 10, 2014

Study Confirms What We Already Knew: Abortion Is Safe

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.
Dec. 10, 2014

Best and Worst of 2014: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Wins “Heck Yes!” of the Year

U.S Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave us our “Heck Yes!” Moment of the Year for her scathing dissent in the Court’s decision in favor of Hobby Lobby.
Dec. 9, 2014

COSMOPOLITAN: "This Country Does Not Want to Go Backward"

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.
Dec. 8, 2014

Vote Now: Help Planned Parenthood Receive Donations from CREDO!

Vote for Planned Parenthood, and CREDO will donate to us!
Dec. 5, 2014

Birth Control's Huge Impact on Life and the Economy

Birth control has had a tremendous impact on our lives, and it was recently recognized for its transformational effect on the economy.
Dec. 5, 2014

Indiana Law Restricting Access to Medication Abortions Ruled Unconstitutional

On Dec. 3, a federal judge in Indiana struck down a 2013 state law that put a medically unnecessary restriction on a Planned Parenthood health center that provides the abortion pill.
Dec. 5, 2014