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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.

Why #CoverageMatters for Women’s Health

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.

Dec. 12, 2016

Tom Price, Trump’s Pick to Lead HHS, Would Take Away Millions of Women’s Access to Health Care

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.

Nov. 29, 2016

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At This Time of Uncertainty, We Can Still Be Grateful for One Big Thing: Birth Control

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."

Nov. 16, 2016

The Obama Administration Needs to Hear from YOU on Birth Control

A number of faith-based organizations, if they get their way, will prevent their employees from accessing birth control without copay. Tell the Obama administration: No changes to no-copay birth control access!
Sept. 19, 2016

Planned Parenthood Releases New Videos Highlighting Patient And Provider Voices

We are lifting up the strong voices of real people, patients and providers, staff and volunteers, showcasing the importance of access to sexual and reproductive health care.
July 13, 2016

Despicable: Anti-Women's Health Politicians in Congress Just Passed a Bill that Would End Funding for Family Planning

Talk about misplaced priorities: In the midst of the Zika Crisis, Republican leadership in a House committee passed a budget bill that eliminates federal funding for the nation's decades-old family planning program.
July 8, 2016

The Bosses Who Want to Deny Your Birth Control Coverage

Right now, more than 40 for-profit companies (almost all owned exclusively by men) are suing the federal government because they don’t want to allow their employees to have the no-copay birth control insurance coverage required by the Affordable Care Act.
June 30, 2016

With No Final Supreme Court Ruling, Employees Maintain Access to Birth Control Coverage — For Now

The Supreme Court today decided not to rule on Zubik v. Burwell, which leaves nonprofit employees able to access no-copay birth control coverage while the lower courts reconsider the case.
May 16, 2016

You Won't Believe the Hoops These Bosses Want You to Jump Through So They Aren't 'Burdened' With Your Birth Control Coverage

Bosses say that having to complete a simple form certifying their religious objection to birth control "substantially burdens" them. So, instead they propose something that totally burdens everybody else.
April 25, 2016