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Heartbeat Bill (HF 271 / SF 869)

HF 271 / SF 869 would outlaw abortion from the moment a fetal heartbeat is detected through abdominal ultrasound—as early as six weeks, before most women even know they are pregnant. If enacted, it would effectively ban nearly all abortion in Minnesota, with rare exception. Every person should have the right to make personal, private health care decisions without political interference.

Jan. 23, 2019

Proposed Abortion Ban Puts Minnesota Women’s Lives at Risk

HF 271 is a serious attack on Minnesotans' health and safety.  It bans abortion before most women even know they are pregnant and is fundamentally out of touch with the people of our state. This is an extreme move that jeopardizes Minnesotans' health, defying constitutional rights and all medical standards for reproductive health care.

Jan. 22, 2019

Celebrating the 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

As we celebrate the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we continue to fight attacks on safe, legal abortion. It is more important than ever to protect access to the full range of reproductive health care—including safe, legal abortion. Now is the time to take the energy and victories from the 2018 midterm elections and turn them into real and tangible policy change in Minnesota.

Jan. 22, 2019

2019 Minnesota Legislative Session Preview

On the heels of the historic 2018 midterm election, we're ready protect and expand access to reproductive health care in Minnesota.

Jan. 7, 2019

Make a Difference in 2019

With relentless attacks on health care from the Trump-Pence administration and harsh restrictions on reproductive rights being passed by state governments across the country, it is more critical than ever that we continue to fight to ensure Minnesota remains a stronghold for reproductive rights in the Midwest. Are you ready to get to work? Here’s how to make a difference in 2019.

Jan. 1, 2019

How Women Rocked 2018

Women of color, indigenous women, trans women, immigrant women, and disabled women are leading the movement. In 2018, women of all identities and backgrounds continued to make history and reach new heights in our society. From the ballot box to the music industry, women shaped history this year. Here’s how women rocked 2018.

Dec. 31, 2018

How Minnesota Activists Made History in 2018

In 2018 Planned Parenthood supporters resisted, persisted, and voted. Victories in Minnesota were powered by YOU—women, people of color, LGBTQ people, Planned Parenthood patients, and young people—who stepped up, took action, and made change. Because of you, we’re starting 2019 stronger than ever.

Dec. 30, 2018

Top 18 of 2018

As we look ahead to next year, let’s take a look back at some of our favorite moments of 2018—historic firsts, hard-fought victories, and memorable milestones—all because of the dedication and activism of supporters just like you.

Dec. 26, 2018

Governor Mark Dayton: Champion for Reproductive Rights

Since he took office in 2011, Governor Mark Dayton has been a steadfast advocate for Planned Parenthood. As Minnesota prepares for Governor Walz to take office in January, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the legacy and contributions of Governor Dayton. Join us by sending your own message of thanks to Governor Dayton’s office.

Dec. 21, 2018