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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.

Keeping It Real About Abortion During the Holidays

I’m originally from a small town. It’s most known for high school football, corn fields, and cow tipping, so my holiday back home is always filled with childhood friends, plenty of casserole dishes with gobs of butter, and me — the uber-liberal feminist bringing up abortion.

Dec. 22, 2016

How Extreme Politicians are Trying to Shut Down Planned Parenthood — And What You Can Do To Fight Back

“Defunding” Planned Parenthood really means blocking patients who depend on public health care funds (like Medicaid, Title X, and other government programs) from getting their care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Dec. 21, 2016

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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.

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Texas Moves to Block Care for Nearly 11,000 Medicaid Patients

Today the state of Texas took final action to try to block Medicaid patients from accessing preventive care at Planned Parenthood, including birth control, cancer screenings, and HIV tests.

Dec. 21, 2016

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

The Obama Administration’s rule says that states can’t block people from accessing preventive care at a health center just because its organization also provides safe, legal abortion. However, the next administration could undo it.

Dec. 14, 2016

Why #CoverageMatters for Women’s Health

Not too long ago, our health care system made it nearly impossible for Erin to improve her own health. When insurers learned she had a pre-existing condition, she was denied coverage.

Dec. 12, 2016

Planned Parenthood and Fellow Reproductive Rights Groups Sue Over Unconstitutional Abortion Restrictions in Three States

Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and the Center for Reproductive Rights just filed lawsuits in Alaska, Missouri, and North Carolina over dangerous, unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion restrictions.

Nov. 30, 2016

Tom Price, Trump’s Pick to Lead HHS, Would Take Away Millions of Women’s Access to Health Care

Fear of an HHS secretary like Price is why Planned Parenthood has seen a significant increase in in online appointments for birth control, with a more than ten-fold increase in people seeking IUDs the first week following the election. People are worried they will lose their health care.

Nov. 29, 2016

How to Talk to Your Family About Planned Parenthood This Thanksgiving

So. Tis the season for gathering ’round the holiday table with your loved ones, or your liked ones, or your in-laws you have no choice but to tolerate once a year.

Nov. 17, 2016

At This Time of Uncertainty, We Can Still Be Grateful for One Big Thing: Birth Control

If you like having birth control in your life, join us in celebrating the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy's fourth annual "Thanks, Birth Control" Day! Just take a moment to say "Thanks, Birth Control."

Nov. 16, 2016

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.