Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now
In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.
Congress Introduces Bills to Overturn Obama Admin Rule that Protects Health Care for 4 Million Who Rely on Title X
The rule made it clear that it is against the law for state politicians to block people from accessing care at a health center because the organization also provides 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.
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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.
As the very real threat of a Congressional defunding battle draws near, Planned Parenthood supporters and volunteers are fighting back all across the country.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.