Press Releases

Planned Parenthood locations across CO, NM, NV and WY will be providing FREE HIV testing all day today.#WAD16

Dec. 1, 2016 • Colorado, New Mexico

Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains Action Fund Board Announces Secretary of State Endorsement

Albuquerque, NM— Today, the Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains Action Fund Board endorsed Maggie Toulouse Oliver for Secretary of State of New Mexico. Candidates were sent a questionnaire to determine support of reproductive health care and access. Her opponent, Nora Espinoza, is a former legislator who sponsored several anti-choice bills and was a  vocal opponent of abortion and reproductive health.

Sept. 26, 2016 • New Mexico

Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico Endorses GloJean Todocheene for New Mexico House District 4

Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico supports candidates who trust women to make their own healthcare decisions, including decisions about abortion. PPVNM is proud to add an endorsement for GloJean Todocheene for House District 4 to our list of reproductive health and rights candidates. Like all PPVNM endorsed candidates. Ms. Todocheene took the PPVNM candidate survey that includes questions on policies that come before a state legislature on reproductive rights and health.She will be a strong advocate for New Mexicans reproductive rights and women’s health.

Aug. 24, 2016 • New Mexico

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Honors the 51st Anniversary of the Voting Rights Act

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund Action Fund, issued the below statement on the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, taking place on

Saturday, August 6. In 2013, the Supreme court decision

Shelby County v. Holder

gutted the Voting Rights Act, which heavily affected the electoral process for marginalized communities and

people of color. We are better off when more people have a voice in our political process — we should be passing laws that make it easier to vote, not harder.

Aug. 5, 2016 • New Mexico