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.
See how your sexual health knowledge stacks up to key GOP candidates’ with our 2016 Election Sex Ed Quiz! Warning: Even if you’re up to snuff on candidates’ platforms, their sorry stances on sexual health may shock you.
A new study from researchers at the Guttmacher Institute finds that the percentage of teens who received sex education dropped significantly between 2006 and 2013, particularly for those living in nonmetropolitan areas.
Every young person in this country deserves accurate information and resources about sex, sexuality, and relationships, so that they can keep themselves safe and healthy. This election, young people’s access to sex education is at risk. Here’s what’s at stake for sex education in America in 2016.
There’s no question that access to abortion, birth control, and health care at Planned Parenthood is on the line in this election. This is what we’re up against: Every single leading GOP presidential candidate is pushing extreme policies that would make it harder for Americans to access reproductive health care.
In the GOP budget introduced last week, anti-women’s health politicians in the U.S. House proposed to eradicate the successful, decades-old Title X program, which provides family planning services to millions of low-income women, men, and families per year.