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.
Gynotician Alert: Oklahoma Legislator Tells Women ‘You’re a Host,’ Pennsylvania Considers 20-Week Ban, Virginia Gov. Vetoes ‘Defunding’ Bill
"after you’re irresponsible then don’t claim, well, I can just go and do this with another body, when you’re the host and you invited that in."
Some public officials have made vocal defenses of their constituents’ reproductive rights, while others have outdone themselves to legislate private medical decisions.
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Another week, another round of dismal activity by anti-abortion state lawmakers. Let’s recap what opponents of sexual and reproductive health services have done in the last few days.
The network of health-care providers falls apart and women lose access to essential preventive services
State lawmakers across the country have begun engaging in shenanigans around reproductive and sexual health again.
State senators, when faced with the crowd, cut the hearing short — halting citizen testimony after 25 minutes to rush the bill forward on a party-line vote
Although states grew increasingly hostile toward abortion in 2016, it’s not a reflection on Americans’ values. Anti-abortion politicians are out-of-touch.
Wisconsin Report: “Defunding” Planned Parenthood Would Have Devastating Consequences for People in Paul Ryan’s Own Backyard
Many of the approximately 40,000 Wisconsinites who use Medicaid and rely on Planned Parenthood for care would have nowhere else to go for care.