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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia

PPAV educates and lobbies on behalf of women’s health and works to elect candidates who support family planning and the full range of reproductive health care.

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Gynotician Alert: Oklahoma Legislator Tells Women ‘You’re a Host,’ Pennsylvania Considers 20-Week Ban, Virginia Gov. Vetoes ‘Defunding’ Bill

March 2, 2017

"after you’re irresponsible then don’t claim, well, I can just go and do this with another body, when you’re the host and you invited that in." 

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund

Tell the Virginia Board of Health: Stop Sham Restrictions

May 31, 2016

Help us fight back against politically motivated abortion restrictions! Submit a public comment in support of amendments to the Virginia Board of Health.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia, Inc.

About 200,000 Convicted Felons in Virginia Will Now Have the Right to Vote in November

April 22, 2016 • The Washington Post

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe made a decision to allow convicted felons to vote ahead of elections in November. Here's how the executive order works and why it has lead to a legal fight.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Virginia, Inc.

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 Human Resources

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 Human Resources

Zubik v. Burwell: The Birth Control Case That Continues What Hobby Lobby Started

March 23, 2016 • PP Action Blog

The Court will decide whether all of the more than 55 million women nationwide who now have access to no-copay birth control will retain that hard-won benefit - or if certain bosses can, once and for all, take away employees' access.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund

5 Unforgettable Moments of this Week's Abortion Access Rally at the Supreme Court

March 3, 2016 • PP Action Blog

More than 3,000 reproductive rights advocates from around the country rallied outside the Supreme Court while Justices heard oral arguments in the case that will determine a womanâ

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 Human Resources

Demand an End to the Witch Hunt on Planned Parenthood!

Feb. 26, 2016

It's time to stop the groundless investigations into Planned Parenthood health centers. Tell Speaker Paul Ryan: End the special committee investigation into Planned Parenthood.

Posted by Planned Parenthood Action Fund