Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.
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.
Although states grew increasingly hostile toward abortion in 2016, it’s not a reflection on Americans’ values. Anti-abortion politicians are out-of-touch.
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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.
Cecile Richards on the Daily Show: If more members of Congress could get pregnant, we wouldn’t be arguing about birth control
Planned Parenthood is not a line item in the federal budget and is more popular than the entire United States Congress.
In a nutshell, repealing the ACA means as many as 30 million Americans — 82% of whom come from working families — lose health insurance.
The Obama Administration’s rule says that states can’t block people from accessing preventive care at a health center just because its organization also provides safe, legal abortion. However, the next administration could undo it.
Not too long ago, our health care system made it nearly impossible for Erin to improve her own health. When insurers learned she had a pre-existing condition, she was denied coverage.
Fear of an HHS secretary like Price is why Planned Parenthood has seen a significant increase in in online appointments for birth control, with a more than ten-fold increase in people seeking IUDs the first week following the election. People are worried they will lose their health care.
If you like having birth control in your life, join us in celebrating the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy's fourth annual "Thanks, Birth Control" Day! Just take a moment to say "Thanks, Birth Control."