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The Women’s Health Protection Act: Critical to Help Keep Abortion Legal Throughout the U.S.

As the U.S. Supreme Court allows the dangerous Texas abortion ban to remain in effect and is poised to rule on a case that could overturn Roe v. Wade — the Senate is considering historic legislation that would protect our right to abortion: the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA). 

Bloody Sunday 50 Years On: The Fight for Justice Continues in Selma

Fifty years ago, brave women and men marched for voting rights because their belief in justice was greater than their fear. In places like Selma, AL, and surrounding counties, all it took was being black and in the wrong place at the wrong time to get you murdered.
March 9, 2015

International Women’s Day: Celebrating Global Progress with Champions Around the World

March 8 marks International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the incredible progress in women’s rights. Planned Parenthood is joined by fierce women’s rights champions in honoring women’s rights milestones of the past 20 years.

March 6, 2015

Register to Vote

You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.

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IPPF: Planned Parenthood Global Welcomes First Ever U.S. Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights

The United States just appointed the first-ever special envoy for the human rights of LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex) persons, and Planned Parenthood. Here's what that means to reproductive health worldwide.
March 4, 2015

Obamacare Supporters Rally at the Supreme Court at Opening of King v. Burwell Case

On March 4 hundreds of advocates for health care access rallied on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as justices heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell,
March 4, 2015

Stand Up for Affordable Health Care! Share Your Story, Sign Our Petition, and Rally with Us Outside the Supreme Court on March 4.

People who believe health care is a human right are shouting their personal stories from the rooftops and rallying at the Supreme Court. Here’s how you can join in all the action.
March 2, 2015

King v. Burwell: A Case That Could Roll Back Health Care Access for Millions of Americans

On March 4 the Supreme Court will hear a case, King v. Burwell, that could gut Obamacare and put 9.3 million people’s health care coverage at risk. Find out what you can do to speak out in support of affordable health care!
Feb. 25, 2015

THE PINK CARPET: Celebrating Stories That Need to Be Told During the 2015 Awards Season

With awards season upon us, we’re excited to see many of our favorite projects — and women’s health and rights supporters! — being recognized for their excellence.
Feb. 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