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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

BUSH ADMINISTRATION WITHHOLDS BIRTH CONTROL, PUTTING WOMEN IN AFRICA IN SERIOUS JEOPARDY

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is appalled by the Bush administration’s latest move to put women’s lives in danger by withholding contraceptives, a critical family planning resource, from women in six African countries.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Urges Senate to Defeat Confirmation of Brown

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today the Senate voted for cloture on the nomination of Janice Rogers Brown to the federal court of appeals, by a count of 65 to 32, ending debate.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Broad Coalition Urges Congress to Protect Women’s Access to No Co-pay Birth Control

Coalition Calls on Leaders of Appropriations Committees to Block Attempts to Undermine Affordable Care Act Birth Control Provision
Jan. 30, 2014 • National