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Planned Parenthood Slams U.S. House for “Defunding” in the Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation

“Defunding” Planned Parenthood would deny millions access to cancer screenings, birth control, and STD testing and treatment

Sarah Stoesz: “This is the worst bill for women’s health in a generation. It makes it harder to prevent unintended pregnancy, harder to have a healthy pregnancy, and harder to raise a family.”

May 4, 2017

Ann's Story

“I kind of liked the idea of being a bit of a visible counter-force to the protestors, really being able to greet people who might be nervous and scared no matter what they’re coming in to do—whatever sort of appointment they have—just because they have to go through the protestors.”   

April 13, 2017

Michael's Story

“They were open armed, they were very welcoming…they can kind of see that the people who go to Planned Parenthood are probably in greater need so that kind of caring feeling was definitely noticed.”

April 12, 2017

Planned Parenthood Saved My Life

How an ordinary checkup gave rise to a frightening diagnosis, a successful treatment, and a committed advocate.

April 12, 2017

Kathleen's Story

 “The biggest thing that I’ve been saying to them is ‘if this matters to you, you need to get up and do something.’ Pick one thing to do. That does not mean posting on Facebook. That does not mean whining in my ear. It means what are you going to do?”

April 12, 2017

Lydia's Story

“I found out if you have insurance you can still come here—that’s money that will go to Planned Parenthood. So I feel like coming in and being a patient here, it’s like giving your patronage to a business that you care about.”

April 12, 2017

Cora's Story

I solidified my belief that reproductive rights are a basic human right. I grew more comfortable with my sexuality, learning how to talk about it openly and comfortably. I met dozens of truly remarkable folks, and I drew from their strength.”

April 12, 2017

SF800: a proposed $2 million family planning cut. 

SF800 is a proposed $2 million cut from Minnesota’s family planning safety net affecting low-income Minnesotans and their families, many of whom will be left without access to family planning care and cancer prevention services.

March 27, 2017

Giant Birth Control Pill Pack to Deliver Petitions to Representative Paulsen

Nearly 2000 constituents in the 3rd Congressional District have spoken out to tell Representative Erik Paulsen that they do not want to see patients blocked from coming to Planned Parenthood. Pillaminathe human-sized birth control pill packwill be delivering their petitions to Rep. Paulsen.

March 15, 2017