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Commonsense Solutions Sought to Address Disproportionately High Teen Pregnancy Rates Among America's Foster Youth

Planned Parenthood, Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, and The National Foster Care Coalition Announce Working Group to Develop Commonsense Solutions at Congressional Roundtable Featuring Sen. Landrieu and Reps. Castle, Cooper, Crowley, and Davis
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Colorado Voters Soundly Defeat Dangerous Anti-Choice Amendment for Second Time, Protect a Woman’s Right to Choose

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) applauds the defeat in Colorado of a ballot initiative that could have eliminated a woman’s ability to make the most personal, private decisions about her health care.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

COLORADO VOTERS DEFEAT DANGEROUS AMENDMENT AND PUT WOMEN’S HEALTH AND SAFETY FIRST

Washington, DC — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) stands with voters in Colorado who resoundingly rejected by a three to one margin a ballot initiative that would have eliminated a woman’s ability to make personal, private decisions about her health care.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Calls on Secretary Leavitt to Pull Keroack

Nation's Leading Reproductive Health Care Advocate and Provider Opposes Appointment of Anti-Birth Control Activist Chosen to Oversee Title X.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Clinics Stay Open

The South Dakota ban on nearly all abortions, recently signed into law by Gov. Mike Rounds (R), poses a significant threat to reproductive rights.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Praises Passage of Children’s Health Care Bill

Bush Faces Choice: For or Against Children's Health Care
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Celebrities and Advocates Join Planned Parenthood to Honor Exceptional Contributions

Actors Kate Walsh, Blythe Danner and Suzanne Whang Take Part in Gala Celebration
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards to Receive Honorary Degree from Brown University

NEW YORK, NY — Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) today announced that Cecile Richards, president of PPFA and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, will receive an honorary degree from Brown University for her dedication to civic leadership and public service, and her commitment to voting rights, education and advocacy. Richards is a 1980 graduate of Brown University.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National