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U.S. Congressman credits rape and incest for humanity

Aug. 15, 2019 – Iowa Rep. Steve King defended his party’s anti-abortion stance by claiming humanity would not exist without rape and incest. It was a desperate attempt to justify his abortion ban bill, which did not include exceptions for rape or incest. The measure failed to pass in Congress despite GOP support. Rep. King […]

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Planned Parenthood Launches #BansOffMyBody Campaign

New York, NY, June 17, 2019 — Today, Planned Parenthood Federation of America launches Bans Off My Body, a grassroots campaign to fight back against attacks on reproductive health care and boldly declare that our bodies, our lives, and our futures are our own. The campaign launches with a billboard in Times Square and a […]

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Groups Sue Trump Administration to Block Rule to Allow Discrimination by Health Care Workers

WASHINGTON, DC, June 11, 2019 – The National Women’s Law Center, along with Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Democracy Forward, is suing the Trump administration today to block a rule that would allow health workers broad discrimination practices against women and LGBTQ people. This lawsuit aims to stop the Trump administration’s “refusal of care” […]

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Abortion Services Protected in Missouri, For Now

Washington, DC, June 10, 2019 – Today, a Missouri circuit court judge granted Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region a preliminary injunction, allowing it to continue to provide abortion services at its health center for the time being. Reproductive Health Services is the last health center in the state that […]

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EACH Woman Act Would Ensure Women Can Make the Best Decisions for Themselves & Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 12, 2019 – Planned Parenthood applauds the re-introduction of the Equal Access to Abortion Coverage in Health Insurance (EACH) Woman Act in the U.S. House of Representatives by Reps. Lee, Schakowsky, DeGette and the first-time introduction in the U.S. Senate, led by Senator Duckworth and a group of original co-sponsors including Senators Murray, […]

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Trump Releases Final Gag Rule, Continuing Administration’s Attack on Women and Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. February 22, 2019 – Despite mass outcry from the medical community and American people, the Trump-Pence administration today released a final gag rule that undermines Title X, the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, and makes it illegal for health care providers in the program to refer patients for an abortion. This puts health […]

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On 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood Celebrates State Efforts to Expand Abortion Access

Washington, DC, Jan. 22 2019 – Today, Planned Parenthood and its partners celebrate the 46th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision. During the 2019 legislative session, Planned Parenthood expects more than half the states to push positive policies that expand access to health care including safe, legal abortion. Furthermore, champions will join a broad […]

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Planned Parenthood Responds to Trump-Pence Attacks on Transgender People

Washington, D.C. Oct. 21, 2018 – This morning The New York Times reported that the Trump-Pence administration is planning a dramatic government-wide move to erase civil rights protections for transgender people, by narrowly defining gender identity, based on a person’s assigned sex at birth. This runs counter to guidance from respected medical groups, like the American […]

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New Planned Parenthood Video Series Helps Parents Talk with Children About Bodies, Gender, and Transgender Identities

New York, NY, Oct. 16, 2018 — Planned Parenthood Federation of America has launched the first set of videos in a new series for parents and caregivers on how to talk about topics related to bodies, sex, and relationships in developmentally appropriate ways with preschool, elementary-, and middle school-aged children. The first three videos, which […]

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New Planned Parenthood Video on How to Support Survivors of Sexual Assault

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 26, 2018 — The public discourse around the accusations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has included troubling, harmful rhetoric and misinformation about sexual assault and survivors of sexual assault. As a trusted health care provider and educator, Planned Parenthood stands with and supports all survivors of sexual […]

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New Polling: People Overwhelmingly Reject Trump’s Gag Rule

WASHINGTON, DC, May 23, 2018 –  New polling from Hart Research Associates shows overwhelming opposition to the Trump-Pence administration’s efforts to take away women’s basic rights and health care. Across the country, 73 percent of Americans oppose administration actions like the domestic gag rule — rules that block access to care for millions of women […]

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Trump-Pence Administration Expected to Introduce Rule that Gags Medical Providers

WASHINGTON, D.C. May 18, 2018 – Following reports that the Trump-Pence administration intends to introduce a gag rule today that would undermine the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care, Planned Parenthood issued the following statement. This gag rule would do three things: It would impose new rules that are designed to make it impossible […]

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Trump-Pence Administration Takes Aim at Birth Control Access Via Title X Program

WASHINGTON, DC, Feb. 23, 2018 – Today, the Trump-Pence administration took aim at the Title X program — the nation’s program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care that more than four million people rely on each year. They issued a new call for funding applications that radically shifts the program’s priorities: First, the […]

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Planned Parenthood Encourages Parents to Talk with Their Children About Sex, get involved in Sex Education This Month

NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 16, 2017 –  October is Let’s Talk Month, aimed at encouraging families to talk about sex and relationships. Planned Parenthood Federation of America encourages parents to speak honestly and often with their children about sex and relationships, and to get involved with their children’s schools to ensure they’re receiving quality sex […]