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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.

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Act Now to Help Make Birth Control Available Over-the-Counter and Protect Insurance Coverage

A new bill in Congress could make the birth control pill available over the counter – while protecting the insurance coverage that keeps it affordable. That means greater access to birth control, for everyone. Right now, lawmakers are deciding where they stand. Ask your senators to co-sponsor the Affordability IS Access Act.
June 9, 2015

Everything You Need to Know About the 20 Week Abortion Ban The House Is Voting On This Week

If this bill sounds familiar, it's because it was pulled from the House floor in January to work out what one politician called a “definitional problem with rape.”

May 12, 2015

Take Action: Congress to Vote on 20 Week Abortion Ban

It's National Women's Health Week and anti-women's health politicians in the House of Representatives have chosen to launch yet another attack by voting on a bill to ban abortion at 20 weeks nationwide.
May 12, 2015

Anti-Women’s Health Politicians in Congress Are Trying to Attack DC Home Rule and Women’s Reproductive Rights

Sounds like common sense, right? Your boss shouldn’t be able to fire you for using birth control.
April 20, 2015

How the Bill to Ensure Paid Sick Leave Would Help Women and Families

More women than ever have entered the workforce (thanks in large part to expanded access to birth control, which has allowed women to pursue their education and careers) — but workplace leave policies haven’t kept up with this progress. That’s why Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) have reintroduced the Healthy Families Act, which would help ensure working women and families can take paid sick leave.
Feb. 20, 2015

States Move On 20-week Abortion Bans

States across the country are moving 20-week abortion bans in part of a coordinated campaign to chip away at abortion access now, ban abortion altogether in the end.
Feb. 11, 2015

Republicans Calling Off a Vote on the 20-Week Abortion Ban Shows a Crack in the GOP’s Anti-Abortion Agenda

In a sudden move, House majority leadership retreated from their attempt to pass a blatantly anti-women's health bill banning abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Jan. 28, 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

Join Planned Parenthood Action in Tweeting at Congress

Go to www.wetweet.org/ppact to tweet at your member of Congress!
Nov. 18, 2014

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.