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Senate candidate Larry Hogan has long record of opposition to abortion

U.S. Senate candidate Larry Hogan told CNN that he stood up for abortion rights as Maryland governor, but his record says otherwise.

Feb. 15, 2024 • Maryland

PPADMV Celebrates a Win for Abortion Rights in Virginia

Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland & NoVa (PPADMV) celebrates with our partners at Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia as both the Virginia Senate and Virginia House have elected pro-reproductive health majorities.

Nov. 8, 2023 • Virginia

In Historic Vote, Maryland Legislature Protects and Expands Abortion Access For Millions

The Abortion Care Access Act (H.B. 937) will ensure equitable insurance coverage of abortion for all Marylanders and expand eligible abortion providers.

April 12, 2022

DC Statehood: Essential for Abortion Access, Voting Rights, and Racial Justice.

A Town Hall with DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Alexis McGill Johnson

Sept. 21, 2021

The Texas Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood is fighting the Texas ban in the courts as well as other cases challenging abortion restrictions in other states.

Sept. 3, 2021

U.S. House Passes Bill Eliminating Harmful DC Medicaid Abortion Ban

In a step forward for reproductive rights and autonomy for DC, the U.S. House passed a FY2022 spending bill without the harmful, long-standing DC Medicaid abortion ban.

July 30, 2021

Planned Parenthood Applauds House Passage of D.C. Statehood Bill; Urges the Senate to Immediately Follow Suit

This critical legislation would grant statehood to the D.C. and protect the health and rights of the more than 712,000 residents.

April 22, 2021 • District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

As Vote Counting Continues Across the Nation, PPADMV Continues to Fight and Congratulates Endorsed DC Council Candidates

2020 election took place under unprecedented circumstances, delays were expected

Nov. 4, 2020 • District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia

Check out PPADMV programs and advocates featured in recent media coverage. 

How might the Supreme Court's EMTALA case affect Maryland residents?

April 22, 2024 • Maryland Matters

PPADMV’s executive director weighs in on what’s at stake locally if SCOTUS inhibits patients’ access to abortion in emergency circumstances.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland, & NoVa

PPADMV’s Dr. Laura Meyers explains dangerous implications of Alabama IVF ruling

March 5, 2024 • DC News Now

On DC News Now, Dr. Meyers describes how “personhood” laws endanger reproductive rights across the board, from abortion to IVF to birth control.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland, & NoVa

PPADMV's Erin Bradley on Maryland's abortion access ballot measure

Dec. 26, 2023 • The Baltimore Sun

As people across the nation face increasing restrictions to abortion access, Erin Bradley explains the significance of enshrining abortion rights in Maryland's state constitution.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland, & NoVa


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