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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

On Eve of Roe v Wade Anniversary, Planned Parenthood launches new digital ad

Ad pushes back against lies and shame perpetuated by anti-abortion groups

Jan. 22, 2021 • Maine

Maine Re-Elects Pro-Reproductive Health Majorities to the Legislature

After being one of only a handful of states to protect and expand reproductive rights last year, Maine continues to lead by re-electing strong pro-reproductive health majorities in both the State Senate and the State House.  

Nov. 13, 2020 • Maine

Planned Parenthood Maine Action Fund PAC Announces 2020 Incumbent Legislative Endorsements

62 legislators seeking reelection have 100% voting records on sexual, reproductive health

Aug. 11, 2020 • Maine

Planned Parenthood Action Fund digital ad campaign highlights Collins' role jeopardizing Roe v Wade

The launch of the ad campaign coincides with oral arguments before the Supreme Court in June Medical Services v. Russo

March 4, 2020 • Maine

Reproductive Health Advocacy Groups, Providers Mark 47th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision

New Maine laws protecting and expanding access to abortion care are already having a meaningful impact statewide, amid unprecedented threats to safe, legal abortion in other states and across the country.

Jan. 17, 2020 • Maine

Planned Parenthood To Host World Premiere of Stigma

Documentary short features five Maine women talking about their experiences with abortion

Jan. 14, 2020 • Maine

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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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