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What is Trump's "Gag Rule?”

It would prohibit doctors, nurses, and hospitals across the country from being able to refer their patients for safe, legal abortion.

What I Know For Sure About This Election: We Will Stand Together — and We Won’t Go Back

We now face a very different future, and there is uncertainty ahead. But one thing is for sure: We will never back down, and Planned Parenthood will never stop providing the care patients need.

Nov. 9, 2016

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

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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

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

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

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No "Gag Rule" — Speak Out Now!

Trump is preparing to push a "gag rule" — his most dangerous attack on women's basic rights, ever.

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Text "RESIST" to 22422 — we'll help you get in touch with you lawmaker so that you can demand they stand with Planned Parenthood and protect our care.

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