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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. 

Obama Administration Protects Reproductive Health Care Access from Political Attacks

Today, the Obama Administration announced a proposed rule that would protect health care for millions of people across the country. The rule enforces existing protections in the Title X family planning program that prohibit states from discriminating against women’s health care providers.
Sept. 2, 2016

Women Even the Score: New HHS Rule Guarantees Women’s Access to No-Copay Birth Control

Bosses should not be able to interfere in a woman’s health care decisions. Thanks to this rule, they won’t be able to. However, the rule does not “fix” the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby ruling.
July 10, 2015

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Hillary Clinton’s Legacy on Women and Girls Goes On

Today is Hillary Clinton’s last day of work at the State Department. It is also the day when John Kerry will begin his work as secretary of state. As this transition takes place, one issue we have paid close attention to is the future of U.S. leadership for women’s health and rights globally, which Clinton has made a priority during her tenure. This week, however, the Obama administration has made clear that this administration will continue its official policy of fostering tremendous advancements for women and girls around the world. This is great news for women and young people worldwide and signals the lasting legacy of Clinton’s leadership in promoting women and girls.
July 17, 2013