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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Iowa

PPAI educates and lobbies to build a powerful movement of strong, healthy communities, and works to elect candidates who support the full range of sexual and reproductive health care.

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Why Courts Matter

How many of us even remember learning the incredibly important role of the courts beyond the phrases checks and balances or separation of powers? The courts—and particularly the Supreme Court of the United States—feel very distant from the lives of average Americans but they hold the power to determine the fate of American reality.

Sept. 23, 2021

3 Actions for September

This month, learn more about the courts’ role in the fight for reproductive rights, spread the word about the threats that lie ahead, and bring friends into this fight so we can stand together and defeat the vocal minority trying to control our bodies.

Sept. 23, 2021

Iowans Speak Out Against Texas's Extreme Abortion Ban

On September 1, Texas’s extreme abortion ban went into effect as reproductive and sexual rights advocates from across the country watched in horror. Iowans responded with advocacy and resistance, many choosing to put pen to paper to fight for safe and legal abortion.

Sept. 21, 2021

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Share Your Story

Your voice can make a difference. Tell us why you support or how you've been helped by Planned Parenthood.

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Learn More

Planned Parenthood is on the front lines fighting dangerous bills and regulations in Iowa. Learn about the issues.

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Opportunities are available across Iowa. Sign up to get involved in your community!