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“Defunding” Planned Parenthood, Title X, and You

An ideological battle in Congress means we have to fight tooth and nail to save health care for millions

States Move On 20-week Abortion Bans

States across the country are moving 20-week abortion bans in part of a coordinated campaign to chip away at abortion access now, ban abortion altogether in the end.
Feb. 11, 2015

Republicans Calling Off a Vote on the 20-Week Abortion Ban Shows a Crack in the GOP’s Anti-Abortion Agenda

In a sudden move, House majority leadership retreated from their attempt to pass a blatantly anti-women's health bill banning abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.
Jan. 28, 2015

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Happy 42nd Anniversary, Roe: We Have a Win for You — But It’s Wrapped in Your Opponents’ Threats

Today, on the 42nd anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, our opponents have been attacking women’s access to abortion from all angles. And not just today. All this week.
Jan. 22, 2015

States Are Introducing a Wave of Abortion Bans, and Guess Who’s Paying for It

Lawsuits over abortion bans cost taxpayers money — a lot of money, more than $3.5 million.
Jan. 16, 2015

Helms Amendment: A U.S. Policy that Restricts Women’s Abortion Access Around the Globe

The Helms Amendment has been restricting women’s access to much-needed health care for more than 40 years around the world. Here is what you need to know about this harmful policy, and what can be done about it.
Jan. 15, 2015

Cecile Richards' Remarks at the National Press Club

Congress: If you want to grow the economy – if you want to compete globally – if you want to unleash the potential of half the population, there are some things you must do to protect women's health.
Jan. 14, 2015

6 Stories that Show What We Value in the Fight for Women’s Health and Rights

We at Planned Parenthood believe these six basic rights are central to freedom and opportunity for women and their families. To see why we value these basic principles, hear from the men and women who are impacted when the people in power ignore them.
Jan. 9, 2015

Buzzfeed: Top 6 Things You Need to Know About 6-Week Abortion Bans

Here are six reasons to show that proposals to ban abortion at six weeks of pregnancy are like pouring a boatload of bad ideas into a pint glass. Originally posted at buzzfeed.com/plannedparenthood.
Dec. 15, 2014