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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.

These Are the Lies Legislators Are Telling to Defund Planned Parenthood

You'd think that our elected officials would base legislation on things like facts, right? Wrong. When it comes to legislating reproductive health, anti-abortion politicians will use proven lies to push their extreme agenda.

April 20, 2016

GOP Unsuccessful at Masquerading Anti-Woman Agenda Under the Banner of 'Health'; Literally Resorts to Witch Hunt

Missouri Rep. Diane Franklin (R) publicly declared that abortion — and, in this context, Planned Parenthood specifically — is the "witch" and the Missouri state government is intentionally and shamelessly on the "hunt."
April 15, 2016

State Gynoticians Introduce Over 400 Abortion Restrictions in First Quarter of 2016

Prove Yet Again Why It’s So Important to Put a Women’s Health Champion in the White House
April 15, 2016

#NoThanksFranks: Dangerous Anti-Abortion 'PRENDA' Bill Discriminates Against Women of Color and Immigrant Women

Today a congressional committee is hearing another attempt to ban safe, legal abortion: the Franks bill (PRENDA HR 4924), which targets and discriminates against women of color and immigrant women. But that's not all. The bill also furthers dangerous cultural stereotypes around these communities by purporting to ban abortion based on race or sex.
April 14, 2016

Punishing Women for Abortion Isn’t New. Just Look at the Hardships Utah Women Bear Under the State's Forced 72-Hour Wait

The backlash against punishing abortion-seeking women is incomplete without acknowledging two points: First, ALL the Republican candidates for president want to outlaw abortion - and second, politicians have already been punishing women for years.
April 8, 2016

GYNOTICIAN ALERT: Ask These 3 Governors About Your Lady Issues — Yes, Really

Gynotician governors keep thinking they can get away with putting politics between women and their doctors. But reproductive rights advocates are giving gynotician governors a taste of their own medicine.
April 8, 2016

Planned Parenthood Is Suing Indiana Over Bill that Would Force Doctors to Lie

Already, Indiana faces some of the strictest abortion laws in the country, yet this law was signed against the recommendations of leading medical experts, disability rights advocates, and members of the Indiana Black Legislative Caucus.
April 7, 2016

Dangerous Idaho Law Halts Life-saving Scientific Research, Forces Doctors to Deviate from Best Medical Practices for Miscarriages and Stillbirths

The signing came despite the fact that Planned Parenthood does not facilitate fetal tissue donation in Idaho, the people behind the videos have been indicted by a grand jury, and Governor Otter himself refused to investigate Planned Parenthood last year due to lack of evidence.
April 7, 2016

Missouri Legislature Threatens to Jail Planned Parenthood CEO in St. Louis

The Missouri Senate yesterday began consideration of two bills that could send Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region and Southwest Missouri CEO Mary Kogut to jail.
April 6, 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. 

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.

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.