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Planned Parenthood Supporters Light the Night Sky Pink

On June 21, more than 400 supporters turned out in St. Paul to stand with Planned Parenthood and urge Congress to protect health care access.

June 22, 2017

Krista's Story: I Am an Activist for Planned Parenthood

Everyone has a right to health care and compassion. I trust women, and women need Planned Parenthood and the Affordable Care Act.

June 22, 2017

Kayleen's Story: Don't Take Away My Care.

Politicians shouldn’t be able to tell me that I can’t go to Planned Parenthood for my care.  I don’t know where I would be now if Planned Parenthood hadn’t been there for my mind, body, and soul. No politician should be able to take that away from me, or anyone else.

June 21, 2017

2017 Minnesota Legislative Session Recap
 

The 2017 Minnesota legislative session has drawn to a close. This session, the Minnesota Legislature passed two bills aimed at limiting access to health care in Minnesota. Governor Mark Dayton vetoed them both.

June 2, 2017

Ten Ways the AHCA Would Gut Essential Health Care for Women

This plan would make it harder to prevent unintended pregnancy, harder to have a healthy pregnancy, and harder to raise a family.

May 12, 2017

Governor Dayton Stands with Minnesota Women, Vetoes Abortion Restrictions

Minnesota women are deeply grateful that Governor Dayton is once again using his veto pen to protect a woman’s constitutionally protected right to abortion. A woman should be able to make decisions about her pregnancy with her doctor, based on what’s best for her health, not on how she receives her health insurance. Nor should she experience barriers to care based on laws that impose medically unnecessary restrictions for abortion providers.

May 10, 2017

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