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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

Planned Parenthood Announces Endorsements, Ratings in 2020 DC Council Elections

Today, Planned Parenthood Advocates for DC, Maryland & NoVa (PPADMV), a leading reproductive rights advocate in the DMV, announced endorsements and ratings for this year’s DC Council races.

Sept. 30, 2020 • District of Columbia

Statement on Supreme Court ruling in Trump v. Pennsylvania

 Birth control is a critical, time-sensitive medication that treats serious conditions and allows people to plan if and when they get pregnant.

July 9, 2020 • District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia