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New CDC Report Shows that Sex Education and Contraception Work, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Says

As the nation’s leading and most trusted provider of reproductive health care and sex education, Planned Parenthood works every day to prevent teen pregnancy.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

New CDC Data Shows That More Teens Are Using Effective Contraception – But That More Young People Need Access, Planned Parenthood Federation of America Says

Data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) includes a number of positive trends that have contributed to a 44 percent decline in the teen birthrate since 1990.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

New CDC Data Is a Roadmap for Continuing to Decrease Teen Pregnancy in the U.S., Planned Parenthood Says

New York - New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics shows a 25 percent drop in the U.S. teen birth rate from 2007 to 2011. Declines in rates were steepest for Hispanic teenagers, among whom teen births dropped 34 percent.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

New CDC Analysis Shows that Repeat Teen Birth Rates Remain High

Only 1 in 5 Sexually Active Teen Mothers Use Most Effective Form of Birth Control
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

New Anti-Alito Ad Launched

A national coalition of advocacy organizations has just launched a new ad to stop the confirmation of Judge Samuel Alito to the U.S. Supreme Court
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Nevada Judge Rules Dangerous Personhood Ballot Initiative is Misleading

LAS VEGAS – Today a Nevada state judge rewrote a misleading ballot initiative to make clear it is designed to ban all abortions and other vital women’s health services by granting legal protections to fertilized eggs, embryos, and fetuses. The initiative was originally worded in such vague and misleading terms that it failed to make clear the far-reaching effects the initiative would have on Nevada law.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Nationally Recognized Rev. Dr. Susan Thistlethwaite Keynotes Planned Parenthood Interfaith Prayer Breakfast

Rev. W. Stewart MacColl Receives Revs. Davis Award for Distinguished Service
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Global Nonprofit Planned Parenthood Celebrates National Philanthropy Day

Ninety-Year-Old Reproductive Health Care Advocate and Provider Serves Five Million Women, Men and Teens Worldwide Each Year
Jan. 30, 2014 • National