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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



Reproductive Health & Rights Groups Support Governor’s Bill to End Outdated Ban on Abortion Care

Maine’s leading reproductive health and rights groups voiced their support for a Governor’s bill that would end Maine’s outdated law preventing qualified and trained nurse practitioners and other advanced practice clinicians (APCs) from providing abortion services.

April 30, 2019 • Maine

Reproductive Health & Rights Groups Support Bill to Stop Denial of Abortion Care

Maine’s leading reproductive health and rights groups voiced their support for a bill that would ensure coverage of abortion care under public and private insurance if the plan covers prenatal care.

March 26, 2019 • Maine

Trump Releases Final Gag Rule, Continuing Administration's Attack on Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

Administration ignored 4 million patients whose care is at risk and more than 500,000 comments from Americans opposing the rule

Feb. 22, 2019 • Maine

Health Care Providers and Advocates Support Bill to End Discrimination in Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women

Insurance companies are denying health care coverage to influence a woman’s private medical decisions about her pregnancy. LD 820 will stop them.

Feb. 14, 2019 • Maine

Health Care Providers and Advocates Support Bill to End Discrimination in Insurance Coverage for Pregnant Women

Insurance companies are denying health care coverage to influence a woman’s private medical decisions about her pregnancy. LD 820 will stop them.

Feb. 14, 2019 • Maine

Nonprescription Drugs Available In Vending Machines Will Increase Access to Care

Available at all hours, wellness vending machines provide over the counter medicine, like pain relievers, cold meds, and emergency contraception. 

Feb. 4, 2019 • Maine

We cannot afford to be complacent: Gov. Mills, Legislative Leaders, Advocates Mark Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

The leaders pledged to protect Mainers’ access to sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion, and to continue working to increase access to quality, affordable care for all Mainers.

Jan. 22, 2019 • Maine

Planned Parenthood Celebrates Mills’ Historic Victory

PPMEAF PAC endorsed Mills citing her record on women’s rights, reproductive rights

Nov. 14, 2018 • Maine

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State Attacks on Reproductive Health

Extreme politicians in states across the country have passed record numbers of dangerous, medically unnecessary anti-abortion restrictions — and the attacks aren't slowing down. Know the types of state attacks on women’s health, and how reproductive rights advocates are fighting back.

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