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Planned Parenthood Federation of America Statement on Health Care Standards and Planned Parenthood of Delaware

For nearly 100 years, Planned Parenthood has been a trusted provider of reproductive health care for women in America. Patients are always our top priority, and we insist on the highest professional standards.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Statement on Guilty Verdict in the Murder of Dr. George Tiller

Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, today issued the following statement on the conviction of Scott Roeder for first-degree murder in the death of reproductive health care provider Dr. George Tiller in Wichita, KS.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Statement on Decision in Colorado Court Case on Birth Control Benefit

“It is unbelievable that in the year 2012 we have to fight for access to birth control,” says Planned Parenthood.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Statement on Birth Control Lawsuits Filed by University of Notre Dame, New York Archdiocese, and Others

“It is unbelievable that in the year 2012 we have to fight for access to birth control,” says Planned Parenthood.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Statement on the Anniversary of the Murder of Dr. George Tiller

Monday May 31 marks the one-year anniversary of the senseless murder of Dr. George Tiller, a physician from Wichita, Kansas, who courageously provided needed reproductive health care to women facing some of the most difficult medical circumstances and complex pregnancies.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Society of Family Planning Present Research on Contraceptive Use and Obesity

Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Society of Family Planning Briefing Explores New and Existing Research on Contraceptive Use and Obesity Studies from Society of Family Planning Fellows Provide a Growing Understanding of Safety and Effectiveness of Contraceptive Use among Obese Women and Whether Use of Some Methods Are Likely to Cause Weight Gain among Some Women
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Releases New Video Encouraging Women to Get Checkups in Recognition of National Women’s Health Week

New York –As part of National Women’s Health Week (May 12-18), Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) released a new video today in an effort to promote well-woman exams to help women remain healthy by getting preventive checkups, including breast cancer screenings and, if recommended, a Pap test.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards’ Statement Opposing New Abortion Restrictions in the High-Risk Insurance Pools

Planned Parenthood strongly opposes the new abortion restrictions announced today by the Obama administration in formal regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards' Statement on Federal Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

Planned Parenthood Federation of America issued the following statement today on yesterday’s federal court ruling that struck down California Proposition 8, which banned same-sex marriages in the state of California
Jan. 30, 2014 • National