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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. 

Doctors Confirm: Community Health Centers Cannot Fill the Gap if Planned Parenthood Is “Defunded”

Contradicting claims by Speaker Paul Ryan and other politicians in Washington.

Feb. 7, 2017

Don’t Let His Rhetoric Fool You: Mike Pence Has a Dangerous Agenda to Decimate Women’s Health

Vice President Mike Pence has hardened his extreme anti-woman agenda — all while framing his attacks on our health and rights with sweet-sounding platitudes, since coming to the White House.

Feb. 3, 2017

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Activists Rally Against Attacks on Reproductive Rights in State Legislatures

State lawmakers across the country have begun engaging in shenanigans around reproductive and sexual health again.

Feb. 3, 2017

What You Need to Know About Neil Gorsuch, Donald Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Neil Gorsuch has an alarming history of interfering with reproductive rights and health.

Feb. 1, 2017

Congress Introduces Bills to Overturn Obama Admin Rule that Protects Health Care for 4 Million Who Rely on Title X

The rule made it clear that it is against the law for state politicians to block people from accessing care at a health center because the organization also provides safe, legal abortion.

Jan. 31, 2017

Hundreds Crowd Iowa State Capitol to Fight ‘Defunding’ Bill

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

Jan. 27, 2017

Trump Moves to Restrict Access to Reproductive Health Care Worldwide

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.

Jan. 23, 2017

On the 44th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade, Nearly Half the States Are Hostile to Abortion

Although states grew increasingly hostile toward abortion in 2016, it’s not a reflection on Americans’ values. Anti-abortion politicians are out-of-touch.

Jan. 20, 2017

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.

Jan. 13, 2017