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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. 

Congress Introduces Bills to Overturn Obama Admin Rule that Protects Health Care for 4 Million Who Rely on Title X

The rule made it clear that it is against the law for state politicians to block people from accessing care at a health center because the organization also provides safe, legal abortion.

Jan. 31, 2017

Tom Price's Longtime Opposition to Accessible and Affordable Birth Control on Full Display at His Confirmation Hearing

Rep. Tom Price dodged questions about whether he would rip away the benefit that gave 55 million women across the country access to no-copay birth control in his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing.

Jan. 25, 2017

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Well, That Was Fast: Trump and Pence Have Begun the Assault on Access to Abortion, Birth Control, and Planned Parenthood

Here’s what you need to know about these attacks on women’s health, and how to take action.

Jan. 24, 2017

Repealing Obamacare: Your Top 6 Questions, Answered

In a nutshell, repealing the ACA means as many as 30 million Americans — 82% of whom come from working families — lose health insurance.

Jan. 13, 2017

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

The Obama Administration’s rule says that states can’t block people from accessing preventive care at a health center just because its organization also provides safe, legal abortion. However, the next administration could undo it.

Dec. 14, 2016

Why #CoverageMatters for Women’s Health

Not too long ago, our health care system made it nearly impossible for Erin to improve her own health. When insurers learned she had a pre-existing condition, she was denied coverage.

Dec. 12, 2016

At This Time of Uncertainty, We Can Still Be Grateful for One Big Thing: Birth Control

If you like having birth control in your life, join us in celebrating the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy's fourth annual "Thanks, Birth Control" Day! Just take a moment to say "Thanks, Birth Control."

Nov. 16, 2016

The Layered, Complex History of Margaret Sanger — Planned Parenthood Founder and Reproductive Rights Trailblazer

Margaret Sanger's life story provides a portrait that is bold, fascinating, formidable, human, complicated, and flawed.
Oct. 13, 2016

Obama Administration Protects Reproductive Health Care Access from Political Attacks

Today, the Obama Administration announced a proposed rule that would protect health care for millions of people across the country. The rule enforces existing protections in the Title X family planning program that prohibit states from discriminating against women’s health care providers.
Sept. 2, 2016