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Defeat of Amendment 6: Decisive Warning to Politicians in Florida and Nation

Yesterday’s defeat of Amendment 6, yet another anti-woman’s health amendment, marks a major victory for women’s health and shows that voters don’t want politicians interfering in women’s personal medical decisions.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood: Obama Reelection Is 'Resounding Victory for Women'

Washington, DC – President Obama’s reelection is a historic victory for women’s health, driven by a substantial gender gap, Planned Parenthood said tonight.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Voters Send Clear Message: Women’s Health Opponents Don’t Belong in Congress

Washington – Tonight marked a resounding victory for women and their families with the defeat of two anti-women’s health candidates in Missouri and Indiana, with several other key races still outstanding.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Women’s Health Champion Chris Murphy Wins Connecticut Senate Race; Victory for Connecticut Women

WASHINGTON—Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards congratulated Representative Chris Murphy in his win for U.S. Senate from Connecticut this evening. Murphy made women’s health a key focus of the campaign.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Planned Parenthood Action Fund Runs Biggest-Ever Effort in Key Battleground States to Get Out the Vote for Women’s Health

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood Action Fund is joining Planned Parenthood advocacy organizations and volunteers across the country in its biggest-ever Get Out the Vote effort to help elect pro-women’s health candidates.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Romney Endorses Extreme Anti-Women's Health Senate Candidate, Rick Berg

In New TV Ad, Romney Supports Rick Berg, Who Would Send Rape Victims Who Have an Abortion to Jail for Life
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

New Radio Ad - One Week Before the Election Says “President Obama Has Things Heading in the Right Direction”

WASHINGTON—Planned Parenthood Action Fund is out with a new radio ad today in key battleground states to drive home the group's pro-women’s health message and support for President Obama throughout the week leading into the election.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

New Planned Parenthood Action Fund GOTV Video Features Mary J. Blige, Julianne Moore, and Q-Tip

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Action Fund today released a new video in which multi-Grammy-Award-winning singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige, Emmy Award-winning actor Julianne Moore, and legendary recording artist Q-Tip call on voters nationwide to stand up for and protect women’s health by re-electing President Barack Obama on November 6. The Action Fund is the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Jan. 28, 2013 • National

Statement on top Romney Surrogate’s attempt to mislead Ohio Voters on Romney Commitment to ending safe and legal abortion

WASHINGTON – After top Romney surrogate Norm Coleman tried to mislead Ohio voters yesterday about Romney’s commitment to ending safe and legal abortion, Planned Parenthood Action Fund Executive Vice President Dawn Laguens released the following statement:
Jan. 28, 2013 • National