Planned Parenthood names Dr. Leana Wen as next president

Under Wen, the city of Baltimore sued the Trump administration in March for diverting funds from teen pregnancy prevention programs in the city.

US Appeals Court upholds restrictive Missouri abortion law

The Missouri law is now one step away from potentially being decided by the Supreme Court and Brett Kavanaugh.
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Appeals court begrudgingly strikes down Alabama abortion ban that could go to the Supreme Court

The ruling used language meant to stigmatize abortion and called Roe v. Wade an "aberration of constitutional law."

Governors threaten to withdraw from Title X program over “gag rule” targeting abortion providers

As a new "gag rule" becomes closer to reality, lawmakers and the medical community are speaking out about its potentially devastating effects.
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Mic Daily: Planned Parenthood sues Idaho, FDA may weigh in on almond milk and more

Mic Daily brings you a cross section of our most vital stories of the day.

Judge sides with Trump administration in Planned Parenthood Title X funding lawsuit

The ruling upholds new guidelines that favor family planning providers who emphasize abstinence.

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Texas abortion providers challenge restrictive state laws in new lawsuit

Following a 2016 Supreme Court win, Texas abortion providers are now taking aim at dozens of the state's "medically unnecessary" laws.

How Planned Parenthood aims to fight back against Trump’s abortion “gag rule”

The proposed policy would roll back protections that require health care providers to provide information on abortion.

Trump wants to expose an FBI informant he claims spied on his campaign

The move is the latest effort by Trump and other Republicans to undercut special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, which has now just entered its second year.

Measures defunding teen pregnancy prevention and Planned Parenthood struck down in federal court

Teen pregnancy prevention organizations and Planned Parenthood of Ohio won out over Republican governments in two recent court rulings.
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Thanksgiving is over. The season for awkward political conversation isn’t.

A new poll has revealed that you aren't alone in avoiding talking about politics this Thanksgiving.

The “skinny repeal” might be dead, but the fight for abortion rights rages on

Don't dance on the skinny repeal's grave yet. Congressional Republicans are sneaky.

Despite protest from Senate women, GOP advances devastating bill for women’s health

The Senate will now discuss possible amendments to the American Health Care Act.

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.

Planned Parenthood is challenging Iowa’s abortion waiting period law — here’s why that matters

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

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.

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.

Judge blocks parts of Indiana abortion law targeting minors

The injunction is seen as a win for abortion rights advocates.

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.

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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Watch Elizabeth Warren nail exactly what Planned Parenthood does — and why we need it

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

Here's 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.

If you care about reproductive rights, pay attention to what is happening in Iowa

What's happening in Iowa has already happened in Texas, and could soon happen nationwide.

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

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

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.

"Defund Planned Parenthood" is Republican for eliminating 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.

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.

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.

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."

House Republicans vote to defund Planned Parenthood

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