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“Defunding” Planned Parenthood, Title X, and You

An ideological battle in Congress means we have to fight tooth and nail to save health care for millions

4 FAQs That Show the Devastating Cost of “Defunding” Planned Parenthood

Q: How many people would lose access to health care? A: If extreme politicians shut down Planned Parenthood, 2.5 million patients would lose access to care

Dec. 30, 2016

6 Reasons to Celebrate 2016

While we prepare for what’s to come, it’s important that we take a victory lap to celebrate those triumphs.

Dec. 22, 2016

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.

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Keeping It Real About Abortion During the Holidays

I’m originally from a small town. It’s most known for high school football, corn fields, and cow tipping, so my holiday back home is always filled with childhood friends, plenty of casserole dishes with gobs of butter, and me — the uber-liberal feminist bringing up abortion.

Dec. 22, 2016

How Extreme Politicians are Trying to Shut Down Planned Parenthood — And What You Can Do To Fight Back

“Defunding” Planned Parenthood really means blocking patients who depend on public health care funds (like Medicaid, Title X, and other government programs) from getting their care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Dec. 21, 2016

Ohio Just Passed a Dangerous 6-Week Abortion Ban

Last night the Ohio legislature rushed through a ban on abortion at six weeks of pregnancy — before most women even know they’re pregnant. The bill would, in effect, outlaw abortion in Ohio. 

Dec. 7, 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

The Election Didn’t Shatter Your Health Care Overnight — But Get Ready to Fight

Since Donald Trump was elected president, Planned Parenthood health centers have received a deluge of calls from patients and supporters asking if they can still get the health care they need, if Planned Parenthood is staying open — and even if abortion is still legal. Don’t panic.

Nov. 11, 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

Even Anti-Abortion Republicans Object To Mike Pence's Extreme Agenda

Mike Pence isn't your average anti-abortion governor. Not only has he signed 8 anti-abortion bills into law in Indiana, but one bill he signed into law earlier this year was so extreme that even some of his fellow anti-abortion Republicans called one provision of the bill “dangerous” and warned that it could lead to “back-room abortions.”
Oct. 4, 2016