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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). 

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

2015 Attacks on Women’s Health Begin with a Vengeance

Congress has only been back for a few days and already some politicians are attacking women’s health and rights with extreme, dangerous bills. The six anti-women’s health measures introduced so far include terrible bills to defund Planned Parenthood, shut down abortion providers, and outright ban abortion at 20-weeks.
Jan. 9, 2015

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6 Stories that Show What We Value in the Fight for Women’s Health and Rights

We at Planned Parenthood believe these six basic rights are central to freedom and opportunity for women and their families. To see why we value these basic principles, hear from the men and women who are impacted when the people in power ignore them.
Jan. 9, 2015

The Real Story of Obamacare: Healthier Women

People have called the Affordable Care Act a lot of things — some true, some not. I call it one thing: a game changer for women.
Jan. 7, 2015

14 Victories in ’14 that YOU Made Possible!

Here are just 14 victories from 2014 that are worth celebrating — and which Planned Parenthood supporters made possible.
Dec. 30, 2014

Best and Worst of 2014: Colorado Contraception Program Wins Women's Health Feat of the Year

The Colorado program that reduced teen pregnancy rates by an extraordinary 40 percent won our Women’s Health Feat of the Year.
Dec. 12, 2014

Best and Worst of 2014: “Really?!” Moment of the Year

The Republican National Committee won this dubious distinction for claiming to support equal pay for women just weeks before a large majority of Republicans in Congress voted to block equal pay legislation.
Dec. 11, 2014

What the President’s Executive Action on Immigration Reform Means for Health Care, and for My Community

As a reproductive health care advocate in the Latino community, I was heartened to hear President Obama’s action on immigration. But it does not go quite far enough on one important issue: access to affordable health care.
Dec. 10, 2014

Best and Worst of 2014: Malala Yousafzai Wins Women’s Rights Hero of the Year

We asked you which heroes in the fight for women’s health and rights inspired you the most this year — and you told us! Malala Yousafzai is your pick for the Women’s Rights Hero of 2014.
Dec. 10, 2014