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Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards Statement on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Thirty-seven years ago today, the Roe v. Wade decision solidified the right to choose for American women.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards' Statement on Abortion Ban in New High-Risk Insurance Pools

Based on the Obama administration’s statement, we are deeply disappointed that the administration has voluntarily and unnecessarily decided to impose limits on private funds used to purchase health insurance coverage for abortion care in the new high-risk insurance pools.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards Elected to Ford Foundation Board

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today announced Cecile Richards, president of PPFA and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, was elected this week to join the Ford Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Richards’ term will officially begin at the foundation’s next board meeting in May.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America and The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health to Celebrate Poderosas: Champions of Latina Health in Congress

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) will honor the Latina members of Congress for their tireless support of women’s health and rights on Wednesday, September 12, in Washington, DC.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Names Stuart Schear Vice President for Communications

NEW YORK — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) announced today that it has appointed Stuart Schear its vice president for communications, effective immediately.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Names Eric Ferrero VP for Communications

New York, NY— Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) announced today that it has named Eric Ferrero its Vice President for Communications. He will join PPFA in mid-January.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Mourns the Loss of Senator Edward Kennedy

Statement of Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Launches TV Ad Attacking Ohio Budget that Restricts Women’s Access to Health Care

“When I heard that Governor John Kasich had signed a budget that could defund Planned Parenthood…
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

PLANNED PARENTHOOD FEDERATION OF AMERICA HONORS DISTINGUISHED REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SCIENTIST IRVING SIVIN

Washington, DC — Population Council senior scientist Irving Sivin is the first recipient of the Planned Parenthood National Medical Committee's Irv Sivin Lifetime Achievement Award.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National