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Volunteer Chaplain Rev. Tamara Torres McGovern on the abortion bans

Today I am holding the abortions stories of all of the women I have met (and those I haven't) with tenderness and compassion.

May 16, 2019

Activism in Action: Increasing Access to Care

It started with a seemingly simple desire to make emergency contraception more readily available to college students in Maine.

Feb. 28, 2019

Health care providers across the country say: No Gag Rule.

While the importance of Title X was always clear to me, I had never seen - up close and in person - the fear of not receiving basic and necessary healthcare until I came to Planned Parenthood to work directly with patients.

June 27, 2018

On the ground: Fighting the Gag Rule

Politics aside, don’t we all agree that every patient should have access to the best medical care possible? Does this not include providing them with all of the information necessary to make decisions about their own bodies?

June 25, 2018

Abortion in Argentina

When I asked if they believed that they will see aborto legal in their lifetimes - most said no, not likely, but they still wanted the government to know they would fight for it.

June 15, 2018

Ranked Choice Voting: what it means & how it works

RCV is a new system with a new ballot---so we did a test run here in the office.

June 11, 2018

Thank You Cecile

.As our fearless leader, Cecile Richards, steps down from her presidency today after twelve years of service, we’d like to salute her for her warmth, her tenacity, and her seemingly endless reserves of strength and grace under fire.

April 30, 2018

“That was one of the best choices I have made in a long time:” Gretchen’s volunteer story

It all began routinely: I went to Monument Square during my lunch break on March 8th for a rally. 

April 25, 2018

GYT: Patients share their stories 

Starting a new relationship can be scary but not knowing your status is even scarier. Six patients share their stories about getting tested.

April 24, 2018