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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

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.

Jan. 31, 2017

Hundreds Crowd Iowa State Capitol to Fight ‘Defunding’ Bill

State senators, when faced with the crowd, cut the hearing short — halting citizen testimony after 25 minutes to rush the bill forward on a party-line vote

Jan. 27, 2017

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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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No, Community Health Centers Cannot Absorb Planned Parenthood Patients

As experts have demonstrated over and over again, CHCs don’t have the capacity to absorb the 2.5 million Planned Parenthood patients.

Jan. 19, 2017

Planned Parenthood Supporters Are Fighting Back Around the Country

As the very real threat of a Congressional defunding battle draws near, Planned Parenthood supporters and volunteers are fighting back all across the country.

Jan. 19, 2017

Wisconsin Report: “Defunding” Planned Parenthood Would Have Devastating Consequences for People in Paul Ryan’s Own Backyard

Many of the approximately 40,000 Wisconsinites who use Medicaid and rely on Planned Parenthood for care would have nowhere else to go for care.

Jan. 17, 2017

New Star-Studded Animated Film: 100 Years: the Story of Planned Parenthood

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.

Jan. 17, 2017

Guttmacher Report: Planned Parenthood is Not Replaceable

Other safety net providers cannot “fill the overwhelming hole torn in the safety net” if Congress “defunds” Planned Parenthood, as Republican leaders have promised to do.

Jan. 12, 2017

Join Us at the Women’s March on Washington and Events Nationwide!

We’re turning out for the Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, as well as #IStandWithPP events across the country. Are you in?

Jan. 10, 2017

How Federal Funding Works at Planned Parenthood

You might think there’s a specific, line item in the federal budget lawmakers can just zero out. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Jan. 5, 2017