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This Week’s Urgent Action: Defend the Dreamers!

With Congress on recess from February 17 - 25, now’s our best chance to hold their feet to the fire to protect Dreamers.

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

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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

The Layered, Complex History of Margaret Sanger — Planned Parenthood Founder and Reproductive Rights Trailblazer

Margaret Sanger's life story provides a portrait that is bold, fascinating, formidable, human, complicated, and flawed.
Oct. 13, 2016

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Stand up to discrimination

The Trump-Pence administration just set up a new HHS office to promote discrimination. Tell them that we won't tolerate hate. 

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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.

Volunteer for PP

Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood is counting on volunteers who are ready to take action locally and online and stand up for reproductive health and rights.