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Planned Parenthood Applauds Launch of a New Emergency Contraception in the U.S.

Planned Parenthood Played Key Role in Developing ella® Which Prevents Pregnancy Up to Five Days After Unprotected Intercourse
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

PLANNED PARENTHOOD APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF PREVENTION FIRST ACT IN U.S. SENATE

Bill Prioritizes Family Planning and Prevention of Unintended Pregnancies
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds the Introduction of the Peace Corps Equity Act

Planned Parenthood applauds Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ) for introducing the Peace Corps Equity Act, which would extend to Peace Corps Volunteers the same coverage for abortion services that most other women with federal health care already receive.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds the Introduction of the Global Democracy Promotion Act in the Senate

Statement of Latanya Mapp Frett, Vice President – Global, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, on the introduction of the Global Democracy Promotion Act in the Senate:

Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds the Introduction of the Global Democracy Promotion Act

Introduced today in the House by Representative Nita Lowey and earlier this year by Senator Barbara Boxer in the Senate, the Global Democracy Promotion Act would prohibit restrictions on US. assistance to foreign organizations that would be unconstitutional if applied to organizations in our own country.

Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Final Passage of Shaheen Amendment: “Shaheen amendment is an important step toward ensuring military women have access to the health care coverage they deserve”

WASHINGTON — Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards released the following statement applauding the bipartisan Congressional approval of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act, granting military women insurance coverage for abortion when a pregnancy results from rape or incest. This amendment was authored by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH).
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds Federal Court Ruling on Plan B

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauded today’s ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ordering the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) to expand access to emergency contraception (EC), also known as Plan B.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Applauds FDA Approval of Lybrel

Continuous Birth Control Pill Gives Women New Hormonal Contraceptive Option

Jan. 30, 2014 • National

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