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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. 

Potential Outcomes of the Supreme Court’s Biggest Abortion Case in Decades

Any day now, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a challenge to dangerous restrictions that have devastated access to safe, legal abortion in Texas. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, could further devastate on abortion access in the state.

June 21, 2016

Congress Blocks DC From Using Its Own Funds to Help Low-Income Women Access Abortion

You’d think a city with its own mayor that writes its own budget would be able to manage its own budget, but the way it works for DC is more like a “Mother, may I?” approach.
June 15, 2016

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These 4 Types of TRAP Laws Are Dangerously Chipping Away at Abortion Access Under the Guise of ‘Women’s Health’

The width of hallways, paint colors, and janitors’ closets have little to do with actual patient care and more to do with shutting down abortion providers.

June 15, 2016

VICTORY: Court Protects Ohioans’ Access to Care at Planned Parenthood

Since July, politicians in 24 states have tried to strip women of basic health care, and in Ohio, they were just stopped in their tracks.
May 23, 2016

Oklahoma Governor Runs From Trump's Outright Anti-Abortion Agenda (But Still Restricts It By Back Channels)

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin just vetoed legislation that would have punished doctors for providing abortion –– a policy platform that Donald Trump supports.

May 20, 2016

Louisiana Governor Signs Law that Mandates Women Wait 72 Hours for an Abortion

Louisiana becomes the country's sixth state to require a 72-hour wait for a safe, legal abortion.
May 20, 2016

You Better Believe Donald Trump Is the GOP's Best Hope to Ban Abortion and His List of Supreme Court Nominees Proves It

One of them has even called Roe v. Wade "the worst abomination in the history of constitutional law."
May 19, 2016

Arizona Governor Just Signed Bill That Could Block Thousands of Patients from Essential Health Care Services

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey just signed a bill that could block thousands of patients from essential health care services. We need your help to fight back.
May 18, 2016

Marie Claire: The Devastating Impact of Abortion Restrictions in Missouri and Beyond

If you read anything today about reproductive rights, read “Mission Critical” in the June issue of Marie Claire.
May 17, 2016