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“Defunding” Planned Parenthood, Title X, and You

An ideological battle in Congress means we have to fight tooth and nail to save health care for millions

Want to DO Something? Get Involved Now!

Join us in gearing up to fight even harder for women’s health and rights — right now, and for the next two years. Here are seven ways you can take action today.
Nov. 20, 2014

Join Planned Parenthood Action in Tweeting at Congress

Go to www.wetweet.org/ppact to tweet at your member of Congress!
Nov. 18, 2014

Be a PP Defender

Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.

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TIME Magazine Poll Wants to Ban the Word ‘Feminist’ — Really, TIME?!

When we saw the word “feminist” listed in a TIME magazine poll among words that are ostensibly so overused that they deserve to be put on the chopping block, we were angry
Nov. 13, 2014

Hey, Birth Control: Thanks a Bunch

Being able to space and plan pregnancies has had such a profound, positive impact on women's lives. So how about a little gratitude, huh?
Nov. 12, 2014

Supreme Court Reopens Abortion Providers in Texas — For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court just put a hold on provisions of a Texas law that threatens to eviscerate access to safe, legal abortion in the state for tens of thousands of women. The Court’s Oct. 14 order temporarily allows health centers that were forced to close earlier this month to resume providing abortions.
Oct. 17, 2014

New Map: 80% of Abortion Providers in Texas Close Overnight

Last week the U.S. Fifth Circuit, ruled that H.B. 2 can go into effect immediately. As a result, 80% of abortion providers in Texas have had to close overnight.
Oct. 9, 2014

ShowOUT to Vote: Why I’m Helping My Fellow Classmates Register to Vote

A Planned Parenthood Greater Texas volunteer and Texas State University student shares her passion for her role as a Planned Parenthood Generation organizer.
Sept. 24, 2014

Four Fun Facts: Why Recent Over-the-Counter Birth Control Proposals are Really Underhanded

Politicians’ plan would replace current benefits — full insurance coverage for all FDA-approved prescription birth control methods — with over-the-counter access to the pill only.
Sept. 8, 2014

Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Tripled Waiting Period for an Abortion

On July 2, 2014, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a dangerous bill that would have required women seeking a safe, legal abortion to wait at least 72 hours before getting the procedure. The three-day period was three times as long as the state’s existing mandatory waiting period of 24 hours.
Sept. 5, 2014