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Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland & NoVa Blog

DC Statehood Is About Justice, Not Politics

The denial of DC statehood is a direct barrier to abortion access in DC. PPADMV is proud to fight alongside community partners for DC statehood – and will continue to fight for as long as it takes.

Dec. 16, 2021

The 2021 Virginia Election: Protecting Access to Reproductive Health Care

With anti-sexual and reproductive health candidates up and down the ticket, the stakes for Virginia in this election are immense.

Oct. 28, 2021

Expanding Student Access to Period Products Act

Nearly one in five students who menstruate have missed school because of a lack of access to period products. A bill before the DC City Council would require schools to provide products in all women’s and gender-neutral bathrooms in middle and high schools.

Oct. 15, 2021

Tear Gas and Reproductive Health

A weapon not allowed in war, evidence emerges that tear gas harms sexual and reproductive health.

July 16, 2021

Roe Reality Check: Our Jurisdiction After Roe

PPADMV intern Kory breaks down what would happen in Maryland, DC, & Virginia if Roe were to be gutted by this administration. 

Sept. 18, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh’s Nomination is a Catastrophe

Make no mistake: there will be real consequences for women, the LGBTQ community, and the immigrant community should Kavanaugh be appointed to the Supreme Court.

July 19, 2018