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Five Takeaways From the 2019 Elections

Huge victories for reproductive health champions send a big signal about key issues that may swing elections in 2020

GYNOTICIAN ALERT: Missouri Lawmaker Says He’s A Reproductive Health Expert Because He Was A “former embryo”

On Tuesday, during a debate on a personhood measure that would ban abortion, Missouri State Rep. Mike Moon (R) asserted that his knowledge of reproductive health comes from his prior experience as an embryo himself. Yep...

March 31, 2016

Florida Passes Bill to Impose Texas-Style Abortion Restrictions and Block Patients from Care at Planned Parenthood

Today, the Florida legislature passed a bill that contains Texas-style restrictions on safe, legal abortion that could close down health centers throughout the state. The bill would also block access to care at Planned Parenthood health centers in Florida for thousands of patients.

March 9, 2016

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Louisiana Closes All But One Abortion Provider

Texas Women Were Traveling to Louisiana for Abortion. What Can They Do Now?
Feb. 25, 2016

Infographic: Why This Is The Most Important Abortion Rights Case in Decades

If the Court rules later this year to uphold Texas’ draconian anti-abortion law, it would devastate access to abortion in Texas and pave the way for even more states to enact similar laws -- leaving abortion legal in name only for many women.
Feb. 24, 2016

Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt: The Supreme Court’s Biggest Abortion Case in Decades

This year, the U.S. Supreme Court is ruling on a case that could redefine abortion access in America. It’s about whether to uphold severe, medically unnecessary restrictions that have already devastated access to safe, legal abortion in Texas.
Feb. 24, 2016

Fewer Texas Women Are Getting Their Birth Control and More Are Getting Pregnant Since the State Blocked Them from Care at Planned Parenthood

A new study shows the real-world consequences of losing access to care at Planned Parenthood for women in Texas, where politicians have blocked that access.
Feb. 9, 2016

Supreme Court to Review Texas Abortion Restrictions in First Abortion Case in Nearly a Decade

Access to safe, legal abortion is now before the Supreme Court: On Nov. 13 the Court agreed to rule on HB2 — the Texas abortion law that could shut down all but 10 abortion providers in the state.
Nov. 18, 2015

Texas Timeline: 5 Big Blows to Reproductive Health in the Past 5 Years

If you want to see the result of Republican leadership's devastating attacks on women's health, look no farther away than Texas. This timeline reveals how low the Texas legislature has sunk in just the past five years, and how hard we need to fight to win back reproductive health care access for Texans.
Oct. 26, 2015

Road-Tripping for Truth — Because Carly Fiorina Is #NotMyCandidate

This weekend, while Fiorina was campaigning in Iowa, supporters — including patients — were on hand to correct the record and tell the truth about the essential health care services Planned Parenthood provides.
Oct. 20, 2015