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Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) Endorses Alexi Giannoulias For Illinois Secretary of State

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) Board of Directors, the non-partisan political and advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood of Illinois, announces its endorsement of Alexi Giannoulias for Illinois Secretary of State.

Sept. 12, 2022

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action's Statement on Indiana Abortion Ban

“We are outraged that the Indiana General Assembly has banned most abortions, denying Indiana residents access to essential health care. This dangerous ban is another devastating blow for the Midwest, which is quickly becoming a vast desert for abortion care."

Aug. 6, 2022

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action Endorses Reproductive Health Champions for June Primary Election

PPIA Endorses Anna Valencia for Secretary of State and Mary Kay O’Brien for the State Supreme Court.

April 26, 2022

Statement in response to U.S. Senate vote on the Women's Health Protection Act (WHPA)

We are deeply disappointed the Senate failed to pass the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), a bill that had broad support among voters nationwide. Despite the Senate’s failure to pass it, we offer our gratitude to Illinois Senators Richard Durbin and Tammy Duckworth for consistently supporting reproductive rights, including today’s votes in support of WHPA.

Feb. 28, 2022

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action releases legislative scorecard for 2022 elections

Eight Years of Voting Records Were Reviewed to Determine Candidates’ Score on Reproductive Rights

Feb. 17, 2022

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action hosts series of virtual Black Community Town Halls in February addressing health and wellness

PPIA proudly announces a new Black Community Town Hall series in honor of Black History Month. The series of virtual discussions will tackle topics such as community wellness and care, climate policy, prison and policing, and LGBTQ+ rights. Learn more and RSVP at bit.ly/PPIA-BlackOrganizing.

Jan. 20, 2022 • Illinois