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.
While we prepare for what’s to come, it’s important that we take a victory lap to celebrate those triumphs.
I come from a long line of nurses (my grandma, my mother, my aunts, my cousins), and you can never escape without your favorite aunty asking, “have you seen the doctor this year?!”