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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 […]

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Leaked Trump Administration Rule Would Take Direct Aim at Birth Control Coverage for 62 Million Women

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 6, 2017 – Yesterday, Planned Parenthood Federation of America held a press call with the American Public Health Association and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists to discuss an expected Trump administration rule that takes direct aim at birth control coverage for more than 62 million women. Public health experts Dana […]

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Guttmacher Report Confirms Planned Parenthood’s Irreplaceable Role in Providing Family Planning Care

April 25, 2017 – This week, the Guttmacher Institute released a new report showing that Planned Parenthood served more contraceptive clients than any other publicly funded provider in 2015, confirming that Planned Parenthood remains a critical resource for family planning care across the country. This report comes at a critical time, when anti-women’s health politicians […]

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American Medical Association Opposes House Bill to Repeal ACA and Block Care for Planned Parenthood Patients

WASHINGTON, DC, March 9, 2017 – The American Medical Association (AMA) announced its opposition to a GOP bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act and block access to preventive care at Planned Parenthood through Medicaid, with devastating consequences for millions who rely on Planned Parenthood for birth control, cancer screenings, STD testing and treatment, […]

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New Report: Planned Parenthood is Not Replaceable

WASHINGTON, DC, Jan. 16, 2017 – A new Guttmacher Institute report released shows that Planned Parenthood health centers are critical to the health care safety net, delivering irreplaceable high-quality contraceptive care to a majority of women who rely on public funds for health care. It also makes it clear that other safety net providers cannot […]

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Planned Parenthood: Trump Nominates Extreme Opponent of Women’s Health to HHS

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2016 – Planned Parenthood Federation of America today expressed grave concerns about President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to nominate extreme women’s health opponent Representative Tom Price (R-GA) to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. Statement from Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America: “Tom Price poses a grave threat to women’s […]

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