Go to Content Go to Navigation Go to Navigation Go to Site Search Homepage

What is Trump's "Gag Rule?”

It would prohibit doctors, nurses, and hospitals across the country from being able to refer their patients for safe, legal abortion.

Tom Price's Longtime Opposition to Accessible and Affordable Birth Control on Full Display at His Confirmation Hearing

Rep. Tom Price dodged questions about whether he would rip away the benefit that gave 55 million women across the country access to no-copay birth control in his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing.

Jan. 25, 2017

Trump Moves to Restrict Access to Reproductive Health Care Worldwide

By reinstating the global gag rule as one of his first actions in office, Donald Trump has put politics over women’s lives. As a result, some of the world's most vulnerable women will suffer.

Jan. 23, 2017

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.

JoinA right arrow in a circle

Planned Parenthood Supporters Are Fighting Back Around the Country

As the very real threat of a Congressional defunding battle draws near, Planned Parenthood supporters and volunteers are fighting back all across the country.

Jan. 19, 2017

New Star-Studded Animated Film: 100 Years: the Story of Planned Parenthood

A new animated short film produced by Lena Dunham and shared by NowThis recounts the history of Planned Parenthood. The film is narrated by Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Lena Dunham, Gina Rodriguez, Mindy Kaling, America Ferrera, Constance Wu, Amy Schumer, Hari Nef, Andrew Rannells, Sasheer Zamata, and Tessa Thompson, as well as Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards.

Jan. 17, 2017

Fact: Public Overwhelmingly Supports Planned Parenthood

16 separate nationwide polls and an additional 9 polls in key states show strong favorability for Planned Parenthood and strong opposition to efforts in Congress to block patients from accessing high-quality, lifesaving care at Planned Parenthood.

Jan. 5, 2017

Texas Moves to Block Care for Nearly 11,000 Medicaid Patients

Today the state of Texas took final action to try to block Medicaid patients from accessing preventive care at Planned Parenthood, including birth control, cancer screenings, and HIV tests.

Dec. 21, 2016

Planned Parenthood and Fellow Reproductive Rights Groups Sue Over Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions in Three States

Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and the Center for Reproductive Rights just filed lawsuits in Alaska, Missouri, and North Carolina over dangerous, unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion restrictions.

Nov. 30, 2016

Cecile Richards on Rachel Maddow: "Our doors stay open"

Cecile Richars makes it clear that Planned Parenthood’s doors will stay open – no matter what – and that Planned Parenthood’s millions of supporters will stand up and fight back against attacks on women’s access to reproductive care, and fight to protect women’s rights and civil rights.

Nov. 11, 2016

Court Protects Mississippians’ Access to Care at Planned Parenthood

A federal district court in Mississippi just ruled that state politicians’ cannot block Medicaid patients from health care at Planned Parenthood health centers, saving access to birth control, cancer screenings, and other preventive care for Planned Parenthood patients.
Oct. 20, 2016

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

No "Gag Rule" — Speak Out Now!

Trump is preparing to push a "gag rule" — his most dangerous attack on women's basic rights, ever.

Call Your Lawmaker

Text "RESIST" to 22422 — we'll help you get in touch with you lawmaker so that you can demand they stand with Planned Parenthood and protect our care.

Be a PP Defender

Join a core group of Planned Parenthood activists who get access to resources, trainings, webinars, and more to bolster the fight for health care and reproductive rights.