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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.

Happy 42nd Anniversary, Roe: We Have a Win for You — But It’s Wrapped in Your Opponents’ Threats

Today, on the 42nd anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, our opponents have been attacking women’s access to abortion from all angles. And not just today. All this week.

Jan. 22, 2015

Declaring OUR State of the Union: Women's Health and Rights Advocates Respond to the President's Speech

President Obama's seventh state of the union outlines his vision for our country in 2015. How did women's health and rights advocates respond? LIKE THIS.
Jan. 20, 2015

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OUR State of the Union

Tonight we’ll hear the president’s ideas on how to move the country forward, and his calls for action. That’s no surprise. After all, it’s his 2015 state of the union. And here’s ours.
Jan. 20, 2015

Helms Amendment: A U.S. Policy that Restricts Women’s Abortion Access Around the Globe

The Helms Amendment has been restricting women’s access to much-needed health care for more than 40 years around the world. Here is what you need to know about this harmful policy, and what can be done about it.
Jan. 15, 2015

A Day in the Life of a Raíz Organizer

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Jan. 14, 2015

2015 Attacks on Women’s Health Begin with a Vengeance

Congress has only been back for a few days and already some politicians are attacking women’s health and rights with extreme, dangerous bills. The six anti-women’s health measures introduced so far include terrible bills to defund Planned Parenthood, shut down abortion providers, and outright ban abortion at 20-weeks.
Jan. 9, 2015

6 Stories that Show What We Value in the Fight for Women’s Health and Rights

We at Planned Parenthood believe these six basic rights are central to freedom and opportunity for women and their families. To see why we value these basic principles, hear from the men and women who are impacted when the people in power ignore them.
Jan. 9, 2015

14 Victories in ’14 that YOU Made Possible!

Here are just 14 victories from 2014 that are worth celebrating — and which Planned Parenthood supporters made possible.
Dec. 30, 2014

Buzzfeed: Top 6 Things You Need to Know About 6-Week Abortion Bans

Here are six reasons to show that proposals to ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy are like pouring a boatload of bad ideas into a pint glass. Originally posted at buzzfeed.com/plannedparenthood.
Dec. 15, 2014