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.
This week: The appalling 20-week ban passes in the House; Texas gynoticians are severely restricting access to safe and legal abortions for minors; and South Carolina gynotician Lee Bright makes enemies on both sides of the aisle.
This week: Oklahoma gynoticians tripled the waiting period for safe, legal abortion; Texas gynotician thinks insurers shouldn’t cover a rape survivor’s abortion unless she reports; and North Carolina gynoticians want to force doctors to send detailed, private information to the state on patients’ abortions.
This week: Michigan and Florida are fixated on defunding Planned Parenthood; Colorado ends a wonderfully successful teen pregnancy program; the U.S. House votes to let DC bosses discriminate against women who get pregnant out of wedlock, and more.
This week: North Carolina gynoticians are attacking medical schools, Ohio gynoticians are trying to criminalize abortions at six weeks, Arkansas gynoticians are forcing doctors to misinform their patients, and more.