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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. 

Anti-Abortion Politicians Use COVID-19 Crisis to Attempt to Stop Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Five states have sought to block access to abortion by deeming it not “necessary” during the pandemic — sending patients scrambling to get care.

April 1, 2020

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.

Dec. 4, 2019

Register to Vote

You have power — and you have a voice. Make sure you’re ready to use them in this election.

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Five Takeaways From the 2019 Elections

Huge victories for reproductive health champions send a big signal about key issues that may swing elections in 2020.

Nov. 8, 2019

For Missourians, Access to Abortion Hangs in the Balance

A case is being heard this week that could make Missouri the first state since Roe v. Wade without a single health center providing abortion.

Oct. 29, 2019

The Supreme Court’s Next Abortion Case Could Upend Abortion Access in Louisiana — and Test Whether the Court Will Protect Our Rights

The U.S. Supreme Court has decided to take up a huge case that could leave Louisiana with just one provider of safe, legal abortion. 

Oct. 4, 2019

Virginia Has an Election in 2019, and the Stakes Are Huge

Control of the General Assembly — and Access to Reproductive Health Care, Including Safe, Legal Abortion — Hangs in the Balance

Oct. 4, 2019

Poll: 77% of Americans Want Abortion to Remain Safe and Legal

A recent survey shows overwhelming support for abortion access—and opposition to overturning Roe v. Wade.

July 22, 2019

Our Plan to Save Safe, Legal Abortion

The majority of people in America want to protect access to safe, legal abortion. Here’s how we’ll do it.

June 6, 2019

Did Missouri Just Block the Only Abortion Provider Left in the State? Almost.

Missouri is on the verge of becoming the first state without a single licensed abortion provider. Here are the facts (and what you can do to fight back).

June 5, 2019