Stop Telling Black Women What to Do With Our Bodies
Black women’s decisions about our reproductive health too often boil down to damned if we do, damned if we don’t.
In President Obama's final State of the Union address last night, it was clear to see that his passion for change is still on fire even after eight years. Here's what those of us in the movement for reproductive health and rights had to say about our favorite moments of the night.
Jan. 13, 2016
Today champions of women’s health in the U.S. House and Senate introduced resolutions condemning violence against reproductive health care providers. These resolutions come in the wake of the tragic shooting in Colorado Springs, CO, over Thanksgiving weekend.
Dec. 9, 2015
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Now, we at Planned Parenthood Action have come up with some charts chartz by Chaffetz of our own to show just how absurd his was — and how outrageous the whole fraudulent campaign against Planned Parenthood really is
Oct. 22, 2015
Anti-women’s health members of Congress are so hell-bent on defunding Planned Parenthood that they would shut down the government over it. They should take heed: A recent poll found that defunding Planned Parenthood is wildly unpopular with voters and carries a political liability.
Aug. 19, 2015
On Tuesday, four members of Congress submitted a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and California Attorney General Kamala Harris asking for an investigation into the Center for Medical Progress.
July 23, 2015
Recent attacks are part of a decade-long pattern of illegal harassment by extremists, whose focus is banning abortion and preventing women from accessing preventive health care at Planned Parenthood health centers.
July 20, 2015
Congress is a mess. But the one thing they've managed to do without fail — year after year, for nearly 40 years — is ban federal programs from providing health insurance coverage for abortion through the so-called Hyde Amendment and other similar restrictions.
July 8, 2015
The GOP Budget Would Completely Eliminate the U.S. Family Planning Program and Cut Almost All Sex Ed Funding — But We’re Up for the Fight
In the GOP budget introduced last week, anti-women’s health politicians in the U.S. House proposed to eradicate the successful, decades-old Title X program, which provides family planning services to millions of low-income women, men, and families per year.
June 23, 2015
Title X is the nation's family planning program, which helps nearly 4.6 million people each year.
June 17, 2015