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41 Senators Support Women’s Health and Planned Parenthood

In a letter, led by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), and sent to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), 41 Senators expressed strong opposition to extreme proposals by House Republicans that would undermine women’s health and eliminate funding for women’s health programs and bar Planned Parenthood from providing health services, including preventive health care, lifesaving cancer screenings, breast exams, birth control, HIV testing, and testing and treatment for other sexually transmitted infections (STIs) through federal health programs and the devastating impact this proposal would have on women’s health care.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Giant Pill Will Visit the Hill on June 7 to Celebrate 40th Anniversary of U.S. Supreme Court Ruling that Protected Use of Birth Control Nationwide

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC, and pro-choice supporters from the Washington, DC, area are rallying to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's 1965 landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Griswold v. Connecticut, which upheld constitutional protection for the use of birth control by married couples.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Celebrates 40 Years of Protected Birth Control

Forty Years After Griswold v. Connecticut Case, Women Still Face Obstacles to Accessing Reliable Birth Control Options
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Planned Parenthood Announces 2008 Maggie Award Winners

Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Marie Claire Magazines and Two Journalists Recognized for Their Coverage of Reproductive Health and Rights
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

The Year in Review

The Good, the Bad and the Backward: Planned Parenthood Ranks Reproductive Health Access in 2005
Jan. 30, 2014 • National

Fifteen Editorials Echo Planned Parenthood’s Push for Comprehensive Sex Ed

Over the weekend, 15 editorials echoed Planned Parenthood’s push to end dangerous “abstinence-only” programs that don’t work and to instead invest funding in comprehensive sex education that teaches teens about abstinence as well as contraception, healthy communication, responsible decision making, and prevention of sexually transmitted infections.
Jan. 30, 2014 • National