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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.

Introducing The Deception Decoder: Exposing The Lies Behind Anti-Abortion Laws

Extremist politicians are hiding attacks on reproductive health and rights behind neutral or even “pro-woman-sounding” bill titles. They're not fooling anyone.
Aug. 2, 2016

The Top 5 Things You Need to Know Right Now About Attacks on Reproductive Health in Texas

The Most Recent Attacks Are Part of a Systematic, Long-Term Agenda to Ban Safe and Legal Abortion
Oct. 30, 2015

Texas Timeline: 5 Big Blows to Reproductive Health in the Past 5 Years

If you want to see the result of Republican leadership's devastating attacks on women's health, look no farther away than Texas. This timeline reveals how low the Texas legislature has sunk in just the past five years, and how hard we need to fight to win back reproductive health care access for Texans.
Oct. 26, 2015

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

Vox: What Americans Think of Abortion

A new poll from Vox shows that views on abortion policies are not black and white, and that many people have moved beyond the “pro-choice” and “pro-life” labels.
April 9, 2015

Why I Had An Abortion At 20 Weeks

I have experienced an abortion at 20 weeks, and it was one of the most difficult decisions I have ever made but ultimately the right one for my family.
March 20, 2015

6 Stories that Show What We Value in the Fight for Women’s Health and Rights

We at Planned Parenthood believe these six basic rights are central to freedom and opportunity for women and their families. To see why we value these basic principles, hear from the men and women who are impacted when the people in power ignore them.
Jan. 9, 2015

Supreme Court Reopens Abortion Providers in Texas — For Now

The U.S. Supreme Court just put a hold on provisions of a Texas law that threatens to eviscerate access to safe, legal abortion in the state for tens of thousands of women. The Court’s Oct. 14 order temporarily allows health centers that were forced to close earlier this month to resume providing abortions.
Oct. 17, 2014

Time for Politicians to Stop Playing Doctor. We’re Revoking Your “Gynotician” License

When was the last time you asked a politician for medical advice? We’re guessing never—but that hasn’t stopped a number of out-of-touch politicians from trying to get involved in the personal and private medical decisions best left up to a woman, her faith, and her family.
June 19, 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.