Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now
In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.
A new animated short film produced by Lena Dunham and shared by NowThis recounts the history of Planned Parenthood. The film is narrated by Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Lena Dunham, Gina Rodriguez, Mindy Kaling, America Ferrera, Constance Wu, Amy Schumer, Hari Nef, Andrew Rannells, Sasheer Zamata, and Tessa Thompson, as well as Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards.
Cecile Richards on the Daily Show: If more members of Congress could get pregnant, we wouldn’t be arguing about birth control
Planned Parenthood is not a line item in the federal budget and is more popular than the entire United States Congress.
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Other safety net providers cannot “fill the overwhelming hole torn in the safety net” if Congress “defunds” Planned Parenthood, as Republican leaders have promised to do.
You might think there’s a specific, line item in the federal budget lawmakers can just zero out. Nothing could be further from the truth.
16 separate nationwide polls and an additional 9 polls in key states show strong favorability for Planned Parenthood and strong opposition to efforts in Congress to block patients from accessing high-quality, lifesaving care at Planned Parenthood.
Time and again, extremists and politicians have tried — and failed — to throw a one-two punch against Planned Parenthood.
Extreme politicians want to shut down Planned Parenthood health centers. This is the biggest battle we have ever faced – and we need you with us. Say you stand with Planned Parenthood.
While we prepare for what’s to come, it’s important that we take a victory lap to celebrate those triumphs.
I’m originally from a small town. It’s most known for high school football, corn fields, and cow tipping, so my holiday back home is always filled with childhood friends, plenty of casserole dishes with gobs of butter, and me — the uber-liberal feminist bringing up abortion.