State senators, when faced with the crowd, cut the hearing short — halting citizen testimony after 25 minutes to rush the bill forward on a party-line vote
By reinstating the global gag rule as one of his first actions in office, Donald Trump has put politics over women’s lives. As a result, some of the world's most vulnerable women will suffer.
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Although states grew increasingly hostile toward abortion in 2016, it’s not a reflection on Americans’ values. Anti-abortion politicians are out-of-touch.
Cecile Richards on the Daily Show: If more members of Congress could get pregnant, we wouldn’t be arguing about birth control
Planned Parenthood is not a line item in the federal budget and is more popular than the entire United States Congress.
Other safety net providers cannot “fill the overwhelming hole torn in the safety net” if Congress “defunds” Planned Parenthood, as Republican leaders have promised to do.
Time and again, extremists and politicians have tried — and failed — to throw a one-two punch against Planned Parenthood.
I’m originally from a small town. It’s most known for high school football, corn fields, and cow tipping, so my holiday back home is always filled with childhood friends, plenty of casserole dishes with gobs of butter, and me — the uber-liberal feminist bringing up abortion.
The Obama Administration’s rule says that states can’t block people from accessing preventive care at a health center just because its organization also provides safe, legal abortion. However, the next administration could undo it.
Since Donald Trump was elected president, Planned Parenthood health centers have received a deluge of calls from patients and supporters asking if they can still get the health care they need, if Planned Parenthood is staying open — and even if abortion is still legal. Don’t panic.