Celebrating ACA Assisters on the Health Care Law’s 7th Anniversary

March 23 marked the Affordable Care Act (ACA)’s 7th anniversary. While we’re fighting with all we’ve got against the bill to repeal the ACA, we're honoring some unsung heroes behind the current health care law's unparalleled success: ACA assisters.

Guess Which 4 Groups Would Be Disproportionately Hurt by "Defunding" Planned Parenthood

Hint: It’s not the old, rich, white men, trying to shut Planned Parenthood down.

Feb. 10, 2017

Trump’s Claim: ‘Rigged’ Election. The True Crime? His Voter Intimidation.

Trump’s rhetoric could lead to real voter suppression and violence. And when Trump indicated that he’d reject the election’s results if he loses, he wasn’t just whining — he was stoking his supporters’ threats of violence, and encouraging voter intimidation and racial profiling at the polls.

Nov. 7, 2016

Tell Congress you Stand with Planned Parenthood

The federal government is now in the hands of extremist lawmakers who have tried for years to shut down Planned Parenthood health centers and cut patients off from care. Tell them you stand with Planned Parenthood.

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It's the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and We're Still Fighting for Our Rights

The 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act reminds us that as long as people are denied access to the ballot, neither democracy nor justice can be achieved.
Aug. 5, 2016

Planned Parenthood Condemns Supreme Court’s Failure to Lift the Injunction Blocking DAPA/DACA that Could Rip Millions of Families Apart

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 on whether to affirm the lower court’s injunction blocking implementation of two of President Obama’s key immigration policies, Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).
June 24, 2016

Why We Need More Awareness About Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ+ Community

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and - as a Lesbian Latina who's active with Planned Parenthood - I want to bring awareness to something that often gets overlooked: sexual assault in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (LGBTQ) Community.
April 26, 2016

The Supreme Court Just Heard a Case That Will Determine if 5 Million Immigrants Can Live Without Fear of Deportation. Here's What That Means for Health Care Advocates.

If the Supreme Court rules that the challenge to President Obama's executive actions on immigration (DACA and DAPA) is constitutional, millions of undocumented immigrants could be prevented from accessing the care they need to survive in the United States.
April 18, 2016

2 Things You Need to Know About the Gender Pay Gap: Women of Color Bear the Brunt of It, and GOP Presidential Candidates Won't Help

The gender pay gap has real-life consequences, especially for African-American and Latino women. They deal with an even wider pay disparity and are more likely to support their families on one income.
April 12, 2016

Happy Birthday, Dolores Huerta! These 5 Chicana Feminist Activists — Like You — Fight for Social Justice in the Face of Misogyny and Racism

In recognition of her birthday, this list of feminist activists honors the legacy of Chicanas who, in the face of misogyny and racism, fought for justice in their communities.
April 8, 2016

Celebrating César Chávez Day: Health Equity for Farm Workers

Planned Parenthood shares César Chávez’s belief in fair treatment for everyone; we believe that all people and their families deserve to live a safe, healthy, empowered life regardless of where they live — no matter what.
April 1, 2016

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

The most serious threat to Planned Parenthood patients is moving through Congress, and it could cut 2.5 million patients off from care — with devastating consequences. These are the top three ways you can protect reproductive rights across the country, including care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Oppose the ACA repeal and Planned Parenthood “defund” bill

Extreme politicians are trying to shut down Planned Parenthood health centers and cut patients off from care. It's the fight of our lives to protect access to care — and we need you with us.

Call Congress to Stand with Planned Parenthood

Call your representative and tell them that you’re a part of the overwhelming majority that opposes defunding care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Tell Your Senators: Vote No on Gorsuch

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, has a history of interfering with reproductive rights and health. We cannot risk giving him the ability to undermine Roe v. Wade and the right to safe and legal abortion.