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Cecile Richards on 48th Anniversary of Griswold v. Connecticut

In an op-ed today in Women’s Health, Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, celebrates Estelle Griswold, who “as the executive director of Planned Parenthood of Connecticut in the fifties and sixties, spent years fighting an 1879 state law that made it illegal to use or prescribe contraception. Griswold took her case all the way to the Supreme Court—and on June 7, 1965, she won, legalizing birth control in the state of Connecticut for married couples.”
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood President Statement On CDC Report on Teen STI Rate

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

PPFA Statement on Teen Birth Rate Rise

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

Catholic Charities' Opposition to Women's Health Law Is Put to Rest by U.S. Supreme Court

Albany, NY (October 1, 2007)—The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to hear Catholic Charities’ attempt to dismantle New York’s Women’s Health and Wellness Act. The law — which has been in effect since January 1, 2003 — requires insurance plans to cover women’s health services including osteoporosis exams, prescription contraceptives, and breast and cervical cancer screening.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Mourns the Death of Griswold v. Connecticut Attorney Catherine Roraback

42 Years After Landmark Case, Women Are Still Fighting Attacks on Birth Control Access
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Cancer Vaccine Approved

Planned Parenthood Applauds FDA Approval of Gardasil; HPV Vaccine Is Crucial Step Forward for Women's Health
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

CALIFORNIA VOTERS PROTECT TEENS’ HEALTH AND SAFETY BY REJECTING DANGEROUS PROPOSITION — AGAIN

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is pleased that once again California voters put teen health and safety first and rejected Proposition 4.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Bush Administration Withholds UNFPA Funding for Fourth Consecutive Year

Resulting Lack of Critical Family Planning Services Will Lead to Thousands of Deaths Around the World
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Bush Appointment of Anti-Birth Control Advocate to Key Health Post Shows Disregard for the Health and Safety of Underserved Communities

Statement by Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, on the Bush administration’s appointment of anti-family planning Eric Keroack, M.D. as deputy assistant secretary for population affairs
Jan. 30, 2014 • National