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Our Movement’s Five Most Defiant Triumphs in 2019

As we observe the holidays and prepare for 2020, let’s celebrate all that we accomplished this year — sometimes in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds — and remember our power.

What’s at Stake for Access to Affordable Birth Control in the 2016 Election?

In the United States, we’re at a critical turning point on birth control access. The question is: Are we going to continue making a big leaps forward, or are we going to turn back the clock? And the answer is going to be decided, in large part, by the 2016 election.
Jan. 4, 2016

Our New Year’s Gratitude List

As we look back at 2015, we saw a swelling of support. Advocates for reproductive freedom rose up against the hateful rhetoric that fueled violence
Jan. 4, 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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Hobby Lobby Déjà Vu: Bosses Trying to Block Birth Control Coverage in New Supreme Court Cases

Once again, bosses are trying to block women’s access to birth control coverage. Next stop: the Supreme Court.
Nov. 16, 2015

The GOP’s $502.4 Billion Dollar Price Tag for Women

Republican presidential candidates’ positions cost women a lot: Opposing equal pay ($500 billion in costs), no-copay birth control ($1.4 billion in costs), and gender discrimination protections in health care ($1 billion in costs) adds up to costing women $502.4 billion per year.
Oct. 29, 2015

FACT CHECK: Gynotician Rick Santorum Confused About How Birth Control Works

GOP presidential candidate (and total gynotician) Rick Santorum today made the extreme — and absurd — assertion that access to contraception does not prevent the need for abortion services.
Aug. 21, 2015

Women Even the Score: New HHS Rule Guarantees Women’s Access to No-Copay Birth Control

Bosses should not be able to interfere in a woman’s health care decisions. Thanks to this rule, they won’t be able to. However, the rule does not “fix” the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling.
July 10, 2015

7 Things That Made Us Happy in June: Huge Victories in The Supreme Court and More

From huge landmark victories in the Supreme Court to fighting against unconstitutional laws and restrictions, June was a great month in the fight for women’s health and reproductive rights.
July 1, 2015

One Year After Hobby Lobby, GOP Candidates Stand By the Devastating Decision

We’ve seen big wins in the Supreme Court this month, but June 2014 wasn’t so celebratory for women: Today marks the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling.
June 30, 2015

U.S. Supreme Court Protects Affordable Health Care for 6.4 Million People

In a strong 6-3 decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the Court upheld a key component of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that helps make insurance affordable in all 50 states.
June 25, 2015