Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.
As students and advocates, we’re excited to see international progress on women’s rights. But a policy known as the Helms Amendment undermines efforts to improve women’s health around the world — including for victims of violence.
Dec. 1, 2014
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
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Go to www.wetweet.org/ppact to tweet at your member of Congress!
Nov. 18, 2014
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
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
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
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
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
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