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This Week’s Urgent Action: Defend the Dreamers!

With Congress on recess from February 17 - 25, now’s our best chance to hold their feet to the fire to protect Dreamers.

How Extreme Politicians are Trying to Shut Down Planned Parenthood — And What You Can Do To Fight Back

“Defunding” Planned Parenthood really means blocking patients who depend on public health care funds (like Medicaid, Title X, and other government programs) from getting their care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Dec. 21, 2016

Texas Moves to Block Care for Nearly 11,000 Medicaid Patients

Today the state of Texas took final action to try to block Medicaid patients from accessing preventive care at Planned Parenthood, including birth control, cancer screenings, and HIV tests.

Dec. 21, 2016

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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.

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Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

The Obama Administration’s rule says that states can’t block people from accessing preventive care at a health center just because its organization also provides safe, legal abortion. However, the next administration could undo it.

Dec. 14, 2016

Tom Price, Trump’s Pick to Lead HHS, Would Take Away Millions of Women’s Access to Health Care

Fear of an HHS secretary like Price is why Planned Parenthood has seen a significant increase in in online appointments for birth control, with a more than ten-fold increase in people seeking IUDs the first week following the election. People are worried they will lose their health care.

Nov. 29, 2016

How to Talk to Your Family About Planned Parenthood This Thanksgiving

So. Tis the season for gathering ’round the holiday table with your loved ones, or your liked ones, or your in-laws you have no choice but to tolerate once a year.

Nov. 17, 2016

The Election Didn’t Shatter Your Health Care Overnight — But Get Ready to Fight

Since Donald Trump was elected president, Planned Parenthood health centers have received a deluge of calls from patients and supporters asking if they can still get the health care they need, if Planned Parenthood is staying open — and even if abortion is still legal. Don’t panic.

Nov. 11, 2016

Cecile Richards on Rachel Maddow: "Our doors stay open"

Cecile Richars makes it clear that Planned Parenthood’s doors will stay open – no matter what – and that Planned Parenthood’s millions of supporters will stand up and fight back against attacks on women’s access to reproductive care, and fight to protect women’s rights and civil rights.

Nov. 11, 2016

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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.

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7 Things You Can Do to Help Planned Parenthood and the Communities it Serves

When Donald Trump was declared the next president of the United States, people who love Planned Parenthood clamored to make sense of it all. What can you do right now if you care about Planned Parenthood? Try these seven things.

Nov. 10, 2016

What I Know For Sure About This Election: We Will Stand Together — and We Won’t Go Back

We now face a very different future, and there is uncertainty ahead. But one thing is for sure: We will never back down, and Planned Parenthood will never stop providing the care patients need.

Nov. 9, 2016

Top 3 Ways to Take Action

Stand up to discrimination

The Trump-Pence administration just set up a new HHS office to promote discrimination. Tell them that we won't tolerate hate. 

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.