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Defunding the Police: What it Means and Why Planned Parenthood Supports It

Planned Parenthood — in solidarity with patients, staff, and supporters — stands with the Movement for Black Lives’ call to defund the police. Defunding the police means investing less in militarizing police forces and investing more in community-based solutions, education, and health care. 

Betsy Doesn’t Know Best: What Her Title IX Changes Would Do (and How to Fight Back)

Betsy DeVos wants to gut protections for survivors of sexual assault. We won’t let her.

Dec. 13, 2018

A “Fair Process” — According to Brett Kavanaugh and Senate Republican Leaders

Republicans leaders are painting Kavanaugh as a victim in an unfair system. It's not true.

Sept. 27, 2018

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We Believe Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the Supreme Court should be stopped immediately.

Sept. 21, 2018

Why I #ActStrong: A Letter to my Neighbors on Trump

I am the girl you have seen grow from a child into a young woman. One thing you don't know is that I am a survivor. I was sexually assaulted and raped when I was living down the street
Nov. 5, 2016

Donald Trump Bragged About Sexual Assault — But We Won’t Let Him Normalize It

I am a Black American Muslim woman and a survivor of sexual assault, and I know Donald Trump’s America doesn’t value me or my story.
Oct. 19, 2016

Donald Trump's Campaign Has A Rape Problem

Donald Trump’s new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway — who worked for and defended Todd “Legitimate Rape” Akin — is supposedly going to help Trump try to close the gaping gender gap.
Aug. 31, 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

John Kasich’s Plan to Stop Sexual Assault: Blame Women Who Go to Parties

Unbelievable: When asked what he would do as president to protect women from sexual assault, John Kasich advised that women should not “go to parties where there is a lot of alcohol.”

April 15, 2016

Ted Cruz Would Force Women to Carry Their Rapist’s Child to Term

On Sunday Ted Cruz doubled down on his support for extreme policies that would force a woman to carry every pregnancy to term — regardless of rape, incest, or other tragic circumstances.
April 5, 2016