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Planned Parenthood Celebrates 2008 “Back Up Your Birth Control” Campaign Day of Action To Ensure Access to and Awareness of Emergency Contraception

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today celebrates the 2008 Back Up Your Birth Control Campaign Day of Action to raise awareness of emergency contraception (EC), a safe and effective backup birth control option for women and teens.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Statement on Ayotte Supreme Court Hearing

Washington, D.C. — Today, following the U.S. Supreme Court hearing of legal arguments in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, Karen Pearl, interim president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, issued the following statement:
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Ayotte Case Could Jeopardize Women's Health and Safety

Decision in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England Could Fundamentally Change Legal Landscape for Reproductive Rights
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Standing Up for Women's Health

Supreme Court Brief Filed for Plaintiffs in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Responds to Aurora, IL, Ruling

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

Planned Parenthood Opens Aurora Health Center

City Officials Issue Permit Aurora Struggle Reflects Growing Battle Against Politics Trumping Health Care Statement of Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer Signs Most Extreme Abortion Ban in U.S.

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer today signed the most extreme abortion ban in the United States, banning all abortion after 20 weeks with very limited exception.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Another Court Victory for Women’s Health: Federal Court Protects Access to Safe and Legal Abortion in Wisconsin

MADISON, WI — Marking an important victory for Wisconsin women, a federal district court today blocked a Wisconsin law requiring doctors who provide abortion to obtain hospital admitting privileges.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National