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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.

Cecile Richards' Remarks at the National Press Club

Congress: If you want to grow the economy – if you want to compete globally – if you want to unleash the potential of half the population, there are some things you must do to protect women's health.
Jan. 14, 2015

Buzzfeed: Top 6 Things You Need to Know About 6-Week Abortion Bans

Here are six reasons to show that proposals to ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy are like pouring a boatload of bad ideas into a pint glass. Originally posted at buzzfeed.com/plannedparenthood.
Dec. 15, 2014

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Study Confirms What We Already Knew: Abortion Is Safe

A study released Dec. 8 reaffirms that abortion as practiced in America today is safe — and just further proof that abortion restrictions have nothing to do with safety and everything to do with politics.
Dec. 10, 2014

Indiana Law Restricting Access to Medication Abortions Ruled Unconstitutional

On Dec. 3, a federal judge in Indiana struck down a 2013 state law that put a medically unnecessary restriction on a Planned Parenthood health center that provides the abortion pill.
Dec. 5, 2014

Banning Abortion... Before she Knows She's Pregnant

Tell Ohio House Speaker Batchelder with just one click: Reject the 6-week abortion ban.
Dec. 4, 2014

Why the 6-Week Abortion Ban Proposed in Ohio is Unacceptable

A dangerous bill that would ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy in Ohio (House Bill 248) is being debated in the state legislature. Dawn Laguens, the EVP of the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, went off on the proposed legislation the morning of Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014.
Dec. 3, 2014

Supreme Court Reopens Abortion Providers in Texas — For Now

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

Guest Post: The Hyde Amendment 38 Years Ago Today—An Anniversary I’d Like to Forget 2

As we approach the 38th anniversary of one of the first federal restrictions on abortion access post-Roe vs. Wade, it’s important that we take a moment to look at and reflect upon the social impacts of the Hyde Amendment.
Oct. 13, 2014

Guest Post: The Hyde Amendment 38 Years Ago Today—An Anniversary I’d Like to Forget 2

As we approach the 38th anniversary of one of the first federal restrictions on abortion access post-Roe vs. Wade, it’s important that we take a moment to look at and reflect upon the social impacts of the Hyde Amendment.
Oct. 13, 2014

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