September 29, 2023
Sacramento – Statement from Jodi Hicks, President & CEO of Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California, on the passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein:
“On behalf of Planned Parenthood in California, and really all Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country, I extend our deepest condolences to the Senator’s family, friends, staff, and all who she inspired. Planned Parenthood has nothing but profound gratitude and appreciation for Senator Feinstein’s decades of service and leadership, and certainly the trailblazing path she created for women in politics. Senator Feinstein was a steadfast champion for California and showed the nation what it meant to lead with principle and purpose.
“Over the years, she stood strongly alongside Planned Parenthood, providers, and patients to protect the right of women and others to control their bodies and make decisions about their futures. For that, Planned Parenthood, and so many others, our deeply grateful. She leaves behind a true legacy to be honored and admired by all.”