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What You Need to Know About the Politics of Abortion Access Right Now

Opposition narratives might portray a movement in disarray — but advocates of safe, legal abortion are united in their determination to overcome the challenges facing people who seek care.

The Recent History of Political Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Time and again, extremists and politicians have tried — and failed — to throw a one-two punch against Planned Parenthood.

Jan. 4, 2017

Keeping It Real About Abortion During the Holidays

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.

Dec. 22, 2016

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Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

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.

Dec. 14, 2016

The Election Didn’t Shatter Your Health Care Overnight — But Get Ready to Fight

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.

Nov. 11, 2016

The Hyde Amendment: Restricting Abortion Coverage for 40 Years

Conservative members of a Congress held a hearing on the Hyde Amendment — but instead of addressing how Hyde hurts low-income women of color, they showed their true colors by comparing abortion to slavery and Black genocide.
Sept. 30, 2016

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Endorses Missouri's Jason Kander in Senate Race

Kander’s strong record of support for reproductive rights and the care provided at Planned Parenthood health centers stands in stark contrast to Senator Roy Blunt.
Aug. 11, 2016

This Is Mike Pence’s Indiana, and It’s Terrifying

Mike Pence is the original crusader against Planned Parenthood, and he’s fought for years to deny women access to safe, legal abortion. Pence’s record is the reason Donald Trump picked him to be his vice presidential running mate.
Aug. 5, 2016

You Won’t Believe The Many, Many Outrageous Ways States Are STILL Trying to Target Reproductive Health Care

In a hearing in federal district court yesterday, Planned Parenthood affiliates in Ohio stood up to an Ohio law that blocks patients from care at their health centers.
Aug. 3, 2016

Introducing The Deception Decoder: Exposing The Lies Behind Anti-Abortion Laws

Extremist politicians are hiding attacks on reproductive health and rights behind neutral or even “pro-woman-sounding” bill titles. They're not fooling anyone.
Aug. 2, 2016

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