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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. 

#NoThanksFranks: Dangerous Anti-Abortion 'PRENDA' Bill Discriminates Against Women of Color and Immigrant Women

Today a congressional committee is hearing another attempt to ban safe, legal abortion: the Franks bill (PRENDA HR 4924), which targets and discriminates against women of color and immigrant women. But that's not all. The bill also furthers dangerous cultural stereotypes around these communities by purporting to ban abortion based on race or sex.
April 14, 2016