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What You Need to Know About the Politics of Abortion Access Right Now

Opposition narratives might portray a movement in disarray — but advocates of safe, legal abortion are united in their determination to overcome the challenges facing people who seek care.

ACA Repeal Bill: The Worst Legislation for Women in a Generation

In the dead of night, Congress traded away women’s health and lives to get a few more votes from far-right extremists.

March 21, 2017

Study: Expanded Birth Control Access Could Lower Unintended Pregnancy Rate By 64%

Well whaddya know: A new study shows that increasing access to birth control could reduce the unintended pregnancy and abortion rates by nearly two-thirds.

March 10, 2017

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Birth Control Battle Begins Again — But We’re Ready for This Fight

Any day now, HHS Secretary Tom Price could start to dismantle President Obama’s highly popular provision that provides no-copay insurance coverage of critical health services like birth control.

March 3, 2017

Congress Poised to Vote to Take Away Protections for 4 Million People Who Rely on Title X

Extremists in Congress are voting today to dismantle an Obama administration rule that protected access to reproductive health care.

Feb. 16, 2017

Planned Parenthood Supporters Are Showing Up as Congress Heads Home, Here Are 4 Ways You Can, Too

It’s #ResistanceRecess: Throngs of Planned Parenthood supporters are showing their strong opposition to “defunding” legislation at local events hosted by their members of Congress.

Feb. 16, 2017

Tom Price's Longtime Opposition to Accessible and Affordable Birth Control on Full Display at His Confirmation Hearing

Rep. Tom Price dodged questions about whether he would rip away the benefit that gave 55 million women across the country access to no-copay birth control in his Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing.

Jan. 25, 2017

Well, That Was Fast: Trump and Pence Have Begun the Assault on Access to Abortion, Birth Control, and Planned Parenthood

Here’s what you need to know about these attacks on women’s health, and how to take action.

Jan. 24, 2017

On the 44th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade, Nearly Half the States Are Hostile to Abortion

Although states grew increasingly hostile toward abortion in 2016, it’s not a reflection on Americans’ values. Anti-abortion politicians are out-of-touch.

Jan. 20, 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

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