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Glee’s Alex Newell Hosts Live Webcast with Youth in NYC for World AIDS Day

“Fighting for the Healthiest Generation” Event Links Youth in New York and South Africa
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Garry Trudeau, The Huffington Post’s Laura Bassett, ESSENCE Magazine Among Planned Parenthood’s 2012 Maggie Award Winners for Media Excellence

Today, Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) presented the 2012 Maggie Awards for Media Excellence in eight categories to journalists, bloggers, and political cartoonist Garry Trudeau for their exceptional coverage of reproductive rights and health care issues.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Honors Reproductive Rights Champions at Celebrity-Studded Gala Event

Dolores Huerta, Los Angeles Mayor Anthony Villaraigosa, the Grove Family, Working Assets and Judy Tabar Honored
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Move to Repeal Global Gag Rule

Planned Parenthood Praises Move by Reps. Lowey, Maloney and Crowley to Eliminate Destructive Regulation
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

G-8 Takes Step Forward on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Planned Parenthood Applauds Inclusion of Family Planning but Regrets that Safe Abortion is Excluded
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

The Freedom of Choice Act

Legislation Would Protect Reproductive Rights As States Attempt to Criminalize Abortion
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Free Emergency Contraception Available At Hundreds of Planned Parenthood Health Centers on Dec. 6

“Free EC Day” Promotes Backup Birth Control Now Available Over the Counter and at Planned Parenthood.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

DOJ Refuses FOIA

Planned Parenthood Criticizes the Department Of Justice's Refusal to Release Records on Treatment Guidelines for Sexual Assault Survivors; National Protocol Omits Pregnancy Prevention Information
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Senator Barbara Boxer and Representative Jerrold Nadler Introduce 'Freedom of Choice Act' - Federal Legislation to Protect Women's Reproductive Rights

Washington, D.C. — Today, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Representative Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) introduced the federal Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA), a landmark piece of legislation designed to protect women's civil liberties and prohibit the government from interfering in the exercise of reproductive rights.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National