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Planned Parenthood Applauds Defeat of Nelson/Hatch Amendment

Anti-Choice Amendment Would Have Restricted Women’s Health Care Access
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Defeat of Anti-Women's Health Amendment

Pence Amendment Targeting Planned Parenthood Soundly Defeated
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Court Decision Expanding Access to Emergency Contraception

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards released the following statement in response to a ruling in the Tummino v. Hamburg case lifting the age and point of sale restrictions on emergency contraception, citing solid scientific and medical research showing that it is safe and effective in preventing unintended pregnancy:
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Congresswoman Nita Lowey for Introducing the Global Democracy Promotion Act

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today commended Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) for introducing the Global Democracy Promotion Act of 2010 to bar future administrations from reinstituting the so-called Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, which blocked access to basic health care for women worldwide.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Congressional Investigation into Failure of Abstinence-Only Programs

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauds the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee for examining the $1.5 billion failure of government-funded abstinence-only programs at a congressional hearing on Capitol Hill today.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Congress for Prioritizing Reproductive Health in 2010 Appropriations

Bill Ends Funding of Failed Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Programs, Funds International Reproductive Health Care at Highest Levels Ever
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds 2010 CMT Music Award Winner Theresa Wingert

Selects Planned Parenthood to Receive $2500
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Annual Gala Honors Champions of Women’s Health Dr. Ruth, Lena Dunham, Antonio Villaraigosa

Estelle Performs at Event Hosted by Rocsi Diaz of Entertainment Tonight
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Announces First-Ever Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action at 2012 Annual Meeting

Launches Global Program to Train Young People in Africa and Latin America as Community Health Providers, Global Fellowships for Young Health Care Advocates in U.S.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National