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This Week’s Urgent Action: Defend the Dreamers!

With Congress on recess from February 17 - 25, now’s our best chance to hold their feet to the fire to protect Dreamers.

Cecile Richards: Women are Going to Be the Reason Trump Isn't Elected President

Tonight, we are closer than ever to putting a woman in the White House. And I can almost hear mom saying — “Well it sure took y’all long enough.”
July 27, 2016

Congressional Resolution Condemns Violence Against Reproductive Health Care Providers

Today champions of women’s health in the U.S. House and Senate introduced resolutions condemning violence against reproductive health care providers. These resolutions come in the wake of the tragic shooting in Colorado Springs, CO, over Thanksgiving weekend.
Dec. 9, 2015

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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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Cecile Richards Responds to Latest Video Smear Attack

I want to be really clear: The allegation that Planned Parenthood profits in any way from tissue donation is not true.
July 16, 2015

Reproductive Issues Shouldn’t Be Partisan Issues

We’re not fighting political battles just to get a tally of win-losses. It’s because it actually does matter in women’s lives. That’s a rare thing.
May 4, 2015

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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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Cecile Richards: We Need A Real Dialogue About Abortion (via TIME)

Silence about abortion means that the void is filled with myths, stereotypes, and stigma.
April 29, 2015

Cecile Richards' Remarks at the National Press Club

Congress: If you want to grow the economy – if you want to compete globally – if you want to unleash the potential of half the population, there are some things you must do to protect women's health.
Jan. 14, 2015

Sign Our Thank You Card for Planned Parenthood Health Center Staff

If you appreciate the dedication, courage, and compassion of our staff — sign your name to our card, and add your own personal note.
Nov. 26, 2014

VIDEO: Texas State Senator Wendy Davis Stands Up For Women

Senator Wendy Davis held her ground in an 11-hour marathon filibuster, speaking out against a dangerous bill that would have forced 37 of Texas' 42 providers of safe and legal abortion to close their doors. Hundreds of Texans packed the capitol to stand with Senator Davis -- and thousands of folks across the country joined in online.
June 28, 2013

Cecile Richards and Wendy Davis Talk Texas on MSNBC

Less than 24 hours after the amazing filibuster from Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, Governor Rick Perry called a second special legislative session to move forward with the extreme legislation designed to virtually ban abortion. It’s an affront to the thousands of Texans who turned out in droves to oppose his efforts at every turn.
June 27, 2013

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Stand up to discrimination

The Trump-Pence administration just set up a new HHS office to promote discrimination. Tell them that we won't tolerate hate. 

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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.

Volunteer for PP

Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood is counting on volunteers who are ready to take action locally and online and stand up for reproductive health and rights.