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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. 

What You Need to Know About Trump’s Lies About Abortions Later in Pregnancy

Trump’s claims about abortion later in pregnancy are not true. This is a manufactured controversy.

April 30, 2019

Don’t Call 6-Week Abortion Bans “Heartbeat” Bills. Here’s Why.

The biased language in these bills has no basis in medicine or reality. They’re written to divert attention away from the fact that they ban abortion and hurt women.

 

April 25, 2019

Register to Vote

You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.

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Black Maternal Health Week: Why We Can’t Be Silent

One Black woman’s maternal health journey taught her how her personal experience was actually systemic.

April 17, 2019

From the Trump-Pence Administration, a Stealthy New Attack on Reproductive Health Care

Political appointees are shifting federal grants away from evidence-based health care providers — and toward ideology-driven opponents of our rights ​​​​​​.

April 9, 2019

What You Need to Know About the Wave of Unconstitutional Abortion Bans in the States

Attempts To Ban Access to Safe, Legal Abortion Have Soared to an All Time High

March 29, 2019

What is the Trump-Pence Administration's "Gag Rule?”

The gag rule would block people from going to Planned Parenthood health centers — leaving many with nowhere to go for care. 

March 7, 2019

Black History Month for White People

If you’re white and sitting here thinking, “but how can I celebrate Black History Month? This isn’t for me,” I get it.

Feb. 15, 2019

Trump is flat out lying about abortion. We won’t let him get away with it.

From the White House to statehouses across the country, anti-abortion politicians and activists are pushing inflammatory lies about abortion that shame women and their doctors. It’s all part of their agenda to overturn Roe v. Wade and ban abortion entirely. Enough.

Feb. 15, 2019

Stand With Black Women, This Month and Always

What can get lost in the work Planned Parenthood health centers do every day is how much it depends on the devotion and contributions of Black women.

Feb. 8, 2019