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Our Fears Confirmed: The Supreme Court Plans to Overturn Roe v. Wade

The leaked draft majority opinion of the Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization makes clear that the court plans to eliminate the constitutional right to abortion established nearly a half-century ago with Roe v. Wade.

Supreme Court Abandons Texans, Once Again Allowing Abortion Ban to Stand

The failure to end Texas’s blatant denial of the constitutional right to abortion gives other states the green light to set copycat laws into motion. 

Dec. 16, 2021

The Ongoing Battle to Get Politicians Out of My Exam Room

Abortion is a human right.  It’s time our government upholds, protects and defends that right — and the ability of providers to honor their oaths to truth, empathy and help.

Sept. 16, 2021

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Restrictions on Abortion Coverage Target Black and Latino Communities

Institutionalized discrimination in the U.S. health care system and economy has long created barriers for Black, Latino and other people of color from career and economic success. This limited access to financial security has numerous consequences — such as limited access to health care, including safe and legal abortion.

Aug. 23, 2021

Why Do Politicians Target Medicaid Users to Shut Down Planned Parenthood?

The ‘defund’ tactic is so central to politicians’ playbooks that it raises a question: Why do politicians specifically target people with MEDICAID in their strategy  to damage Planned Parenthood? 

Aug. 18, 2021

Four Reasons Why Abortion Services Can Be Hard to Find

Why is it that most people who need an in-clinic abortion come to Planned Parenthood health centers and other abortion providers — even if they have an OB-GYN they regularly see elsewhere?

Aug. 13, 2021

Texas Law Will Ban Abortion at 6 Weeks and Let Anyone Sue Texans Who Help Someone Get an Abortion

To block this unconstitutional law, Texas abortion providers led by Whole Woman’s Health along with several abortion funds, practical support networks, doctors, health center staff, and clergy members have filed a lawsuit.

July 13, 2021

Don’t Call 6-Week Abortion Bans “Heartbeat” Bills. Here’s Why.

The biased language in these bills — including the unconstitutional Texas abortion ban — has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt pregnant people. 

June 1, 2021

Let’s Get to Work: Five Priorities for the Start of the Biden Administration

Supporters of sexual and reproductive health care can look ahead to new opportunities — and push for improvements over the policies of the Trump years.

Jan. 8, 2021