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FDA Advisory Committee Takes Step to Give Women Second Option to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauds the vote today by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Advisory Committee for Reproductive Health Drugs that ulipristal acetate (UPA), a new form of emergency contraception (EC), is safe and effective.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

FDA Should Stick to Science

Leading Reproductive Health Care Advocate and Provider Calls for Swift Approval Of Emergency Contraception Over-the-Counter
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Congress Cuts Family Planning

Planned Parenthood Denounces Congress' Cuts To Family Planning Services for the Poor
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Activists Protest Supreme Court Decision On Wednesday, April 25

Federal Abortion Ban Gives Politicians Green Light to Practice Medicine
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Missouri Judge Hears Case Against Teen Endangerment Law

Judge hears arguments that barring information to teens is unconstitutional.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Emergency Contraception OTC

Planned Parenthood Hails Expansion of Plan B Access, but Cites Concerns About Teen Pregnancy
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Effort to Repeal SD Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood Applauds Grassroots Effort to Repeal South Dakota Abortion Ban
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Editorials and Op-Eds Praise Obama Administration on Birth Control Coverage Benefit

The Obama administration’s decision to protect access to affordable birth control for millions of women has garnered praise in editorials and op-eds across the country.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

EDITORIALS CRITICIZE HHS MIDNIGHT REGULATION JEOPARDIZING PATIENTS’ HEALTH

On the heels of a last-minute regulation issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which poses a serious threat to patients' rights to receive complete and accurate health care information and services, several newspaper editorials are echoing Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s criticism and calling for President-elect Barack Obama to repeal the rule.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National