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Wisconsin April Election: How Poll Volunteers and Voters Were Forced to Risk Their Health, and What Officials Must Do Now

A volunteer poll worker shares her story from the front lines of the dangerous election in Wisconsin — where voters and poll workers are now coming down with COVID-19. 

Victory for Women! Obama Administration Calls on Insurance Companies to Cover Full Range of Birth Control Methods

Thanks to the Obama administration and women's health advocates, health insurance companies will no longer be able to use loopholes to force women to pay out-of-pocket for birth control that should be copay-free.
May 11, 2015

Birth Control Should Be Copay Free — But Some Insurance Companies Are Twisting the Law

Five years after the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, some health insurance companies are finding loopholes to deny coverage for certain methods of birth control.
May 7, 2015

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Ask Your Doctor, then Your Boss, then his Priest If Birth Control Is Right for You. Amy Schumer Nails It

Ask your doctor if birth control is right for you. Then, ask your boss if birth control is right for you. Ask your boss to ask his priest. Find a boy scout and see what he thinks...
May 5, 2015

Some Health Insurance Companies Using Loopholes to Charge for Birth Control (via Jezebel)

Some insurance companies are still charging for birth control, exploiting loopholes that may take years to close.
May 4, 2015

Happy 5th Anniversary, Obamacare!

5 years ago, Congress enacted the single biggest advance for women’s health in generations: the Affordable Care Act. In those five years, the ACA has brought affordable health care to about 25.5 million Americans. But it didn't happen by magic.
March 23, 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

Four Fun Facts: Why Recent Over-the-Counter Birth Control Proposals are Really Underhanded

Politicians’ plan would replace current benefits — full insurance coverage for all FDA-approved prescription birth control methods — with over-the-counter access to the pill only.
Sept. 8, 2014

Happy 2-Year Anniversary, Birth Control Benefit! Too Bad Politicians Keep Trying to Break Us Up.

Starting two years ago today, millions of women have benefited from Obamacare's copay-free birth control coverage. Meanwhile, anti-women’s health politicians — determined to repeal the ACA altogether — have applauded companies like Hobby Lobby that seek to deny comprehensive birth control coverage for their employees.
Aug. 1, 2014

5 Things Every Woman Should Know About Birth Control Coverage

The most important points to know about birth control coverage in the United States
July 16, 2014