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Florida Court Protects Access to Care at Planned Parenthood

Just now, a federal district court permanently blocked a Florida law that threatened access to care for thousands of Planned Parenthood patients. This ruling protects birth control, cancer screenings, STI tests, and other preventive care at Planned Parenthood health centers.

Aug. 18, 2016 • Florida

Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates calls for repeal of dangerous abortion restrictions in HB 1411      

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court striking down Texas abortion restrictions on Monday, the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood Affiliates today is calling for a repeal of HB 1411, the law threatening women’s access to safe and legal abortion.

June 30, 2016 • Florida

Court Strikes Down Florida Law, Sixth Law in Four Days to Fall

Today, a Florida district court preliminarily blocked enforcement of a law that would have blocked access to birth control, cancer screenings, STI tests, and other preventive care at Planned Parenthood — making it the sixth law targeting reproductive health care to fall this week. 

June 30, 2016 • Florida

U.S. District Court in Tallahassee ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood affiliates’ call for a preliminary injunction of key provisions of HB 1411

Today the U.S. District Court in Tallahassee ruled in favor of Planned Parenthood affiliates’ call for a preliminary injunction of key provisions of HB 1411, the dangerous new state law that would have eliminated access to birth control, cancer screenings, STD tests and other care for thousands of patients at Planned Parenthood health centers in Florida.

June 30, 2016 • Florida

Florida Planned Parenthood responds to U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down Texas abortion law

“This is a landmark decision that sends a strong message that laws that restrict access to abortion under the guise of protecting women are unconstitutional,” said Lillian Tamayo, President/CEO of Planned Parenthood of South, East and North Florida. “Here in Florida, women’s access to care is still very much under threat.”

June 27, 2016 • Florida

Statement on Demonstration at Anitere Flores Event

“Anitere Flores has perhaps done more than anyone to make accessing reproductive health care difficult or impossible for the women in Florida who need it most.”

May 18, 2016 • Florida