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Why we went to court: taking legal action to fight for women’s health across the country

We’re defending safe, legal abortion access in Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, and Indiana.

Court Protects Mississippians’ Access to Care at Planned Parenthood

A federal district court in Mississippi just ruled that state politicians’ cannot block Medicaid patients from health care at Planned Parenthood health centers, saving access to birth control, cancer screenings, and other preventive care for Planned Parenthood patients.
Oct. 20, 2016

THIS WEEK IN TERRIBLE: Gynoticians Are Pushing 15 Anti-Planned Parenthood and Anti-Women’s Health Bills, And Most Will Become Law

Just this week, lawmakers across the United States are attempting to pass at least 15 different laws in 7 states that would block access to reproductive health care.
May 12, 2016

Ugh. Six White Men Are Deciding the Fate of Planned Parenthood Patients in Mississippi.

The fate of a bill that threatens basic preventive health care for low-income women in Mississippi is now in the hands of 6 white men.
April 18, 2016

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Defunding Would Hurt Women In Many Ways

In recent weeks, members of Congress have called for barring Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds for women’s health services. Several Southern states have already takes steps to eliminate public funding for the organization’s clinics.
Aug. 14, 2015

Anti-Women’s Health Politicians Continue to Fight Losing Battles in Court

On Monday, women’s health had another victory in the courts, this time in Oklahoma. A judge temporarily blocked a new law that would have prevented women from accessing emergency contraception over the counter.
Aug. 22, 2013

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Birth Control Isn’t Controversial

The Trump administration just announced a rule that would undermine the requirement that all insurance plans must cover no-copay birth control — a provision that's already benefited 62.4 million women.

Be a PP Defender

Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.

Volunteer for PP

Now more than ever, Planned Parenthood is counting on volunteers who are ready to take action locally and online and stand up for reproductive health and rights.