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What you need to know about the fight for reproductive rights in Maine.

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Roe v. Wade and the power of stories

Feb. 2, 2018 • Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

Part of my job is to talk about why legal and safe access to abortion is important, often with people who fundamentally disagree with me. It can be hard and intimidating, but I see the difference it makes when I go beyond the talking points and make it personal.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

Looking back, looking ahead

Feb. 2, 2018 • Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

2017 was quite a year for all of us and for Planned Parenthood. Against all odds, we have things to celebrate. We also have fights that are just getting started...

Posted by Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

The ghost that haunts my family 

Feb. 2, 2018 • Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Cervical cancer is in my genes, and it’s a ghost that haunts my family. I feel like this is the time to tell my story, and how it led me to Planned Parenthood.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund

State Gynoticians Introduce Over 400 Abortion Restrictions in First Quarter of 2016

April 15, 2016 • PP Action Blog

The proliferation of extreme, dangerous anti-abortion laws in the states prove yet again why it's so important to put a women's health champion in the White House.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund

The 2 Things You Need to Know on Equal Pay Day

April 12, 2016 • PP Blog

Women of Color Bear the Brunt of the Gender Wage Gap... and GOP Presidential Candidates Won't Help

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt: The Supreme Court's Biggest Abortion Case in Decades

Feb. 26, 2016 • PP Action Blog

On March 2, the U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case that could redefine abortion access in America. Here's everything you need to know about the case and how you can get involved in the fight to protect abortion access (both in-person and online).

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Add Your Name: Respect the President's Nominee

Feb. 25, 2016

Tell Republican senators pledging to obstruct the process of nominating a new Supreme Court justice to do their job. Demand a timely hearing and a vote for the president's nominee.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Facts on Publicly Funded Family Planning Services: Maine

Feb. 25, 2016 • Guttmacher Institute

Contraception has given people the means to control whether and when to have children, which has great health, social and economic benefits. But major impediments to practicing safe sex and accessing birth control persist.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Northern New England Action Fund

Opinion: LePage Says He is "Pro-Family," But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Feb. 25, 2016 • CentralMaine.com

Gov. Paul LePage's unwavering opposition to safe, legal abortion has won him the admiration of Maine's anti-abortion groups, while his policies have slashed services to women and children.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Northern New England Action Fund

Press Releases

More than 1400 Mainers submit comments in opposition to Proposed Gag Rule

“As a woman who has used Planned Parenthood to receive medical care in the past, it is my right as a patient for information that will allow me to make the best decisions about my healthcare.”

July 24, 2018 • Maine

Planned Parenthood, Family Planning Providers Condemn Domestic Gag Rule

Forcing providers to withhold important information from patients jeopardizes patient’s health.

May 18, 2018 • Maine

New Law Will Protect Maine Coverage of Preventive Care

Preventive care services will be determined by scientific panels, not the whims of politicians, and families can’t be forced to pay extra for coverage.

March 28, 2018 • Maine

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State Attacks on Reproductive Health

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