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Supreme Court Protects Access Abortion — For Now

In June Medical Services v. Russo, the U.S. Supreme Court sent a resounding message to politicians all across the country: It is unconstitutional to impose medically unnecessary laws that place an undue burden on a person’s right to safe, legal abortion.

Trumpcare’s back and worse than ever

With this latest version of Trumpcare, women will pay the biggest price of all. Here’s what you need to know about the latest version of Trumpcare.

July 14, 2017

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Planned Parenthood Releases New Videos Highlighting Patient And Provider Voices

We are lifting up the strong voices of real people, patients and providers, staff and volunteers, showcasing the importance of access to sexual and reproductive health care.
July 13, 2016

VICTORY: New Health Center Opens in New Orleans

This is a huge victory for reproductive rights in the South.
July 5, 2016

Obama Administration Protects Access to Abortion for Californians

Today, the Obama Administration determined that California followed federal law in enforcing a longstanding policy that requires most health insurance plans to provide comprehensive coverage of health care services, including abortion. Notably, no health insurance plans have objected to California's policy that requires coverage of the full spectrum of reproductive health care, including abortion. It was anti-women's health activists who want to block women's access to safe, legal abortion who complained to HHS' Office of Civil Rights.
June 22, 2016

The Real Story of Obamacare: Healthier Women

People have called the Affordable Care Act a lot of things — some true, some not. I call it one thing: a game changer for women.
Jan. 7, 2015

Supreme Court: Bosses Can Deny Birth Control Coverage to Employees

In a deeply troubling decision for women’s health care and reproductive rights, on June 30 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that some employers who personally believe birth control is wrong have the power deny legally mandated health care coverage of it for their employees.
July 2, 2014

This Republican Congresswoman sure has a funny way of articulating a woman’s perspective…

Remember Congresswoman Renee Ellmers (R-NC)? It was little more than a month ago when she attacked Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at an oversight hearing because the Affordable Care Act includes maternity coverage as part of the women’s preventive health benefits.
Dec. 11, 2013