Q: How many people would lose access to health care? A: If extreme politicians shut down Planned Parenthood, 2.5 million patients would lose access to care
While we prepare for what’s to come, it’s important that we take a victory lap to celebrate those triumphs.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tell the administration and your members of Congress: "Don't let my boss decide whether my birth control is covered!"
Tell the administration #nogagrule! The dangerous rule is designed to block millions of people from care at Planned Parenthood health centers.
Tell HHS to reject a proposal to push health insurance plans to drop coverage of abortion.