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Planned Parenthood Applauds U.S. Conference of Mayors for Supporting Women's Health

Planned Parenthood commends the U.S. Conference of Mayors for passing a resolution strongly supporting women’s health and reproductive rights.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Sens. Shaheen, Boxer and Klobuchar for Condemning Violence Against Women's Health Care Providers

As one of the nation’s leading advocates and providers of women’s health care, including reproductive health services, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauds U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) for authoring a resolution (S.Res.187) condemning violence against women’s health care providers and honoring the late Dr. George Tiller, who was shot to death at his church on Sunday, May 31.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Passage of VAWA; Urges House to Follow Suit

“Any additional delay of its passage is deeply out of touch with the needs of women across the country.” – Cecile Richards
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Passage of National Defense Authorization Act: “Shaheen Amendment Gives Military Women the Comprehensive Health Care they Deserve”

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards released the following statement applauding the Senate passage of the National Defense Authorization Act, which includes language authored by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) granting military women insurance coverage for a wide range of reproductive health care services, including abortion when a pregnancy results from rape or incest.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Efforts to Restore Affordable Birth Control

Senate Appropriations Committee Restores Affordable Birth Control and Cuts Funding to Dangerous Abstinence-Only Programs; House Version Awaits Vote
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Committee Vote to Repeal Ban on Privately Funded Abortion Care for Servicewomen

Planned Parenthood Federation of America applauds the Senate Armed Services Committee for passing an amendment offered by Senator Roland Burris (D-IL) to the National Defense Authorization Act that would repeal the ban on privately funded abortion care for servicewomen.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Committee Move to Allow Abortion Coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers in Cases of Rape, Incest or Life Endangerment

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved today a provision that would lift the total ban on abortion coverage for Peace Corps Volunteers in the bill that funds U.S. foreign affairs.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee for Support of International Family Planning

Planned Parenthood commends the Senate Appropriations Committee and the leadership of Subcommittee on the Department of State, Foreign Relations, and Related Programs chair Sen.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

PLANNED PARENTHOOD APPLAUDS SEN. STABENOW AND REP. SCHAKOWSKY FOR INTRODUCTION OF HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN ACT

Columbia University Study Highlights New Framework for Women’s Health
Jan. 30, 2014 • National