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Planned Parenthood Federation of America to Honor Emanuel Cleaver, Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus

Special Remarks by Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, and Nia Long, Actor and Women’s Health Advocate
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Congratulates Michelle Bachelet, First Head of UN Women

Planned Parenthood congratulates former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on her new role as head of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, better known as UN Women, and applauds UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on this appointment.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Condemns Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell

New, Medically Unnecessary Regulations Could Undermine Women’s Access to Health Care
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Calls on Governor Mitch Daniels to Veto Costly Legislation

New York — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) condemns the Indiana legislature for voting to put the health care of tens of thousands of women and families at risk by voting to bar Planned Parenthood of Indiana (PPIN) from receiving federal funds to provide preventive health services including birth control, breast and cervical cancer screenings, and STI (including HIV) testing.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Applauds Senator Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Representative Maloney (D-NY) for Commonsense Bill to Help Ensure Women Have Access to Birth Control

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood Federation of America applauds Senator Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) and Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) for re-introducing the Access to Birth Control (ABC) Act.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Applauds Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard for Reintroducing Communities of Color Teen Pregnancy Prevention Act

Noting the alarmingly high teen pregnancy rate in the U.S., Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today applauded Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard for reintroducing legislation to invest in commonsense programs that will help reduce teen pregnancies and develop healthy relationships in African-American, Latino and other communities with high incidences of unintended and teenage pregnancies.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America Applauds Passage of Women's Health Amendment

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today hailed the passage of the important Women’s Health Amendment, offered by Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), to the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” The amendment will guarantee health insurance coverage for women’s basic preventive care and screenings at no cost to the patient.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National