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Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation Would Threaten the Right to Safe, Legal Abortion Nationwide

Amy Coney Barrett’s views are dangerously out of touch with most Americans' and she holds positions that will be a direct threat to our lives and rights — including our health care and reproductive and sexual freedom — for generations to come.

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

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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

New Map: 80% of Abortion Providers in Texas Close Overnight

Last week the U.S. Fifth Circuit, ruled that H.B. 2 can go into effect immediately. As a result, 80% of abortion providers in Texas have had to close overnight.
Oct. 9, 2014

Missouri Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Have Tripled Waiting Period for an Abortion

On July 2, 2014, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon vetoed a dangerous bill that would have required women seeking a safe, legal abortion to wait at least 72 hours before getting the procedure. The three-day period was three times as long as the state’s existing mandatory waiting period of 24 hours.
Sept. 5, 2014

Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States

A federal court just ruled to protect Alabama women from the latest attack: In Alabama, a federal court struck down a law that would have shuttered all but two of the state’s only health centers that provide abortions.
Aug. 5, 2014

Timeline: 100 Years of Birth Control

How access to contraception revolutionized women's lives, from 1914 to today.
July 16, 2014

Setting the Record Straight: Planned Parenthood Expanding Access to Care

Political groups with an extreme agenda took to social media this week to claim they’ve found proof that Planned Parenthood has “quotas.” Let’s set the record straight.
July 3, 2014

Supreme Court: Bosses Can Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees

In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on June 30 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees.
July 2, 2014