Planned Parenthood Minnesota Advocate
Founded in 1992, the Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota Action Fund is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization. As the advocacy and political arm of PPMNS, we mobilize supporters of all parties to defend and increase access to family planning services and fact based, medically accurate sexuality education.
With this latest version of Trumpcare, Americans will pay significantly more and get less. If the first version was called the worst bill for women in a generation, what do we call this one?
On Thursday, July 13, 2017, Rep. Jason Lewis (MN02) published an op-ed in the Pioneer Press calling for drastic Medicaid cuts that would put the health and well-being of millions of Americans in jeopardy. Let’s get a few things straight and focus on facts, not spin.
The Senate Health Care Proposal, like the bill the House passed, includes the provision to “defund” Planned Parenthood. In Minnesota, 38% of our patients—nearly 24,000 people each year—use Medicaid to access health care at Planned Parenthood. Senate and House Republicans repeatedly claim that other community clinics could pick up the slack if patients who rely on Medicaid can’t come to Planned Parenthood.