July 21, 2017

Obamacare repeal bill dealt yet another possibly fatal blow by Senate parliamentarian

Republicans will need to find 60 votes in support of their Obamacare repeal bill, or else strip it of abortion restrictions and a provision that defunds Planned Parenthood.

July 17, 2017

Planned Parenthood is suing Iowa over its 72-hour waiting period for abortions

Planned Parenthood of the Heartlands says a 72-hour waiting period constitutes an undue burden on women seeking abortion.
July 15, 2017

If Republicans succeed in “defunding” Planned Parenthood, where will transgender patients go?

Planned Parenthood offers judgment-free, transition-specific care in areas where transgender people have limited medical options.
June 30, 2017

The 'Handmaid's Tale'-inspired protests are now a movement unto themselves

NARAL, Planned Parenthood and Action Together are behind many of the viral protests borrowing imagery from Margaret Atwood's novel.
June 29, 2017

Judge blocks parts of Indiana abortion law targeting minors

The injunction is seen as a win for abortion rights advocates.
June 27, 2017

Trump urges people to get tested for HIV as GOP gears up to cut funding to Medicaid, family planning

The Senate health care bill would put people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States at risk, experts say.

June 27, 2017

Senate Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill may be flatlining

Republican leadership is scrambling to convert skeptical senators to let the bill move forward to a final vote.
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June 22, 2017

Watch Elizabeth Warren school lawmakers on what Planned Parenthood actually does

"I am sick of coming down to the Senate floor to explain to Republicans what Planned Parenthood does."
June 22, 2017

How the Senate's draft health care plan could affect reproductive services

It is very close to the House's version of the bill, and would block federal funding for Planned Parenthood for a year.
June 9, 2017

How to get free or low-cost health care, regardless of your insurance situation

You don't have to go broke because you need medicine or to go to the doctor for medical care.
May 26, 2017

These two very cool teens made gowns out of Planned Parenthood merch for a fashion show

For a fashion show at Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City, students were asked to create outfits out of anything but fabric.

May 24, 2017

"Defund Planned Parenthood" is Republican for axing poor women's access to doctors

Planned Parenthood will still exist if Donald Trump's budget passes, but low income women's ability to choose their doctors won't.
May 23, 2017

Trump's budget aims to exclude Planned Parenthood from all federally funded programs

A leaked executive summary of the budget specifically bars Planned Parenthood from participating in all HHS programs.
May 18, 2017

Planned Parenthood ready to close four Iowa clinics, after funding attack from lawmakers

Close to 15,000 Iowans will lose access to family planning services each year, due to the closures.
May 14, 2017

Cecile Richards says the best Mother's Day gift in 2017 is a call to your congressperson

"No matter how many ribbons and bows you put on [the AHCA]," Richards writes, "that's one ugly Mother's Day present."
May 4, 2017

House Republicans vote to defund Planned Parenthood

Republicans in the House of Representatives just passed the American Health Care Act.

May 2, 2017

Ivanka Trump came up with a misguided compromise for Planned Parenthood

Trump proposed Planned Parenthood break up into two branches — one for abortion services and the other for women's health care.
May 1, 2017

3 takeaways from the government funding deal: Democrats emerge as the big winners

This spending bill doesn't accomplish any of Trump's goals.
April 29, 2017

Trump to appoint anti-abortion activist Charmaine Yoest to HHS post

Yoest is the former leader of anti-abortion group Americans United For Life, which wrote dozens of anti-abortion laws.
April 28, 2017

Trump's 100 days brought a looming disaster for women's rights

Trump may not be close to overturning 'Roe v. Wade' or shuttering Planned Parenthood, but he's dealt some blows to women's rights.
April 21, 2017

This Week in Choice: Good news for Missouri's Planned Parenthood, and more

This week brought some good news for Planned Parenthood and bad news for pro-abortion rights Bernie Sanders supporters.

April 20, 2017

Men are dominating the conversation about abortion on cable news, study finds

A new study shows men are not only talking about abortion most — they're spreading inaccurate information about it.
April 16, 2017

Teen slams Republican senator, defends Planned Parenthood in epic town hall exchange

Deja Foxx asked Jeff Flake why it was his right, as a privileged white man, to take away women's rights to affordable health care.
April 14, 2017

This Week in Choice: Trump gives states the OK to withhold funds from Planned Parenthood

States can now deny abortion clinics Title X funds, even though the federal spending never went toward abortions to begin with.
April 7, 2017

This Week in Reproductive Rights: Trump defunds the UN's maternal health fund

Read up on Trump's latest blow to women's health, Planned Parenthood news and more.
April 7, 2017

Maryland just made it law to fund Planned Parenthood

Maryland has promised to reimburse Planned Parenthood for any funding the federal government takes away.

April 6, 2017

Ivanka met with Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards in secret, report says

Trump met with Richards after her father's inauguration, but did the meeting do any good?
March 31, 2017

This Week in Reproductive Rights: A Title X vote and backwards views on parental leave

The Senate voted on a major bill that would allow states to withhold Title X funds from clinics that provide abortions.
March 30, 2017

The ACLU just saved the last abortion clinic in Kentucky from closing

Gov. Matt Bevin ordered the EMW Women's Surgical Center in Louisville to be shut down. The ACLU fought back — and won.
March 30, 2017

Some women rely on "luck" to fund their abortions. In Trump's America, it could get worse.

There are so many financial barriers to abortion, the women who can afford them count themselves "lucky" — even considering the circumstances.