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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. 

Arizona Governor Ignores FDA, Signs Abortion Restrictions Into Law

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill mandating that physicians use an outdated and less effective protocol for medication abortion -- flouting new guidelines approved by the FDA.
April 1, 2016

FDA Expands Access to Abortion Pill and Reaffirms That, Yep, It’s Still Super-Safe

Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved new protocols for medication abortion that are rooted in science — not politics — and that encourage all 50 states to provide it through an evidence-based standard.
March 31, 2016

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Obama Administration Announces Expanded Access to Emergency Contraception

Great news! Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will comply with a federal judge’s order to make emergency contraception available over the counter, for all women, with no age restrictions. This is a major victory for women’s health—and for expanding access to birth control!
June 11, 2013