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Don’t Call 6-Week Abortion Bans “Heartbeat” Bills. Here’s Why.

The biased language in these bills — including the unconstitutional Texas abortion ban — has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt pregnant people. 

Guttmacher Report: Planned Parenthood is Not Replaceable

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.

Jan. 12, 2017

How Federal Funding Works at Planned Parenthood

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.

Jan. 5, 2017

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The Recent History of Political Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Time and again, extremists and politicians have tried — and failed — to throw a one-two punch against Planned Parenthood.

Jan. 4, 2017

4 FAQs That Show the Devastating Cost of “Defunding” Planned Parenthood

Q: How many people would lose access to health care? A: If extreme politicians shut down Planned Parenthood, 2.5 million patients would lose access to care

Dec. 30, 2016

How Extreme Politicians are Trying to Shut Down Planned Parenthood — And What You Can Do To Fight Back

“Defunding” Planned Parenthood really means blocking patients who depend on public health care funds (like Medicaid, Title X, and other government programs) from getting their care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Dec. 21, 2016

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

The Obama Administration’s rule says that states can’t block people from accessing preventive care at a health center just because its organization also provides safe, legal abortion. However, the next administration could undo it.

Dec. 14, 2016

Ohio Just Passed a Dangerous 6-Week Abortion Ban

Last night the Ohio legislature rushed through a ban on abortion at six weeks of pregnancy — before most women even know they’re pregnant. The bill would, in effect, outlaw abortion in Ohio. 

Dec. 7, 2016

Tom Price, Trump’s Pick to Lead HHS, Would Take Away Millions of Women’s Access to Health Care

Fear of an HHS secretary like Price is why Planned Parenthood has seen a significant increase in in online appointments for birth control, with a more than ten-fold increase in people seeking IUDs the first week following the election. People are worried they will lose their health care.

Nov. 29, 2016

The Election Didn’t Shatter Your Health Care Overnight — But Get Ready to Fight

Since Donald Trump was elected president, Planned Parenthood health centers have received a deluge of calls from patients and supporters asking if they can still get the health care they need, if Planned Parenthood is staying open — and even if abortion is still legal. Don’t panic.

Nov. 11, 2016

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