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Planned Parenthood is deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones.

She was a woman of amazing strength and deep-rooted convictions, and our thoughts go out to her loved ones at this difficult time. Congresswoman Tubbs Jones was always a stalwart champion for women’s health care and a woman's right to choose, and Planned Parenthood was always proud to stand side by side with her on these issues. She will be missed not only by her friends and family, not only by those in her district, but by women across America.


Planned Parenthood is the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, as well as the nation’s largest provider of sex education. With more than 700 health centers across the country, Planned Parenthood organizations serve all patients with care and compassion, with respect and without judgment. Through health centers, programs in schools and communities, and online resources, Planned Parenthood is a trusted source of reliable health information that allows people to make informed health decisions. We do all this because we care passionately about helping people lead healthier lives.


Planned Parenthood Federation of America


Tait Sye, 202-973-4840
Diane Quest, 202-973-4851


May 14, 2014