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Dr. Willie J. Parker to join PPCWNY Medical Director Dr. Rachael Phelps to speak at Planned Parenthood Annual Reception

Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York (PPCWNY) will host its annual fall reception and VIP Dinner on Tuesday, September 26, featuring Dr. Willie Parker, MD, MPH, MSc, a reproductive justice advocate who is a self-proclaimed Southern Christian Abortion Provider in Alabama and Georgia.

Sept. 7, 2017 • New York

What you need to know about the fight for reproductive rights in New York.

Syracuse voices opposition to actions in Washington

Aug. 1, 2017 • Spectrum News

Taking to the streets of Syracuse, supporters of Planned Parenthood are hoping to be heard in Washington, D.C.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Anxiety about what's due to replace the ACA

May 7, 2017 • Spectrum News

With 30,000 people served across Western and Central New York, Planned Parenthood is concerned that the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act would make the women's health agency ineligible for Medicaid reimbursements and other federal grant money.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Planned Parenthood warns cuts in federal aid would have damaging impact

March 30, 2017 • WBFO

Concerns about possible cuts in federal aid to Planned Parenthood have spurred some high-profile outreach efforts in recent days.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

GOP health care bill shifts costly decisions to New York lawmakers

March 7, 2017 • The Buffalo News

New York State legislators would face a do-or-die moment in less than three years, under the Obamacare replacement proposed by House Republicans this week.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Ceremony marks start of Black History Month in the Falls

Feb. 2, 2017 • Niagara Gazette

Black History Month in the U.S. is often a story of men and women of America, but that was not so Wednesday night in Niagara Falls City Hall.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Gov. Cuomo wants Roe v. Wade codified into state constitution

Feb. 1, 2017 • CNYcentral.com

Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will push for an amendment to New York's constitution that would establish the rights currently supported by the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Report: Demand grows in NY for long-acting contraceptives after Trump's election

Feb. 1, 2017 • The Post Standard

ore New York women have been getting long-acting reversible contraceptives like intrauterine devices since Donald Trump's election as president, Politico New York reports.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Demand grows for long-acting contraceptives, Planned Parenthood says

Feb. 1, 2017 • Politico

There has been a spike in the number of women in New York opting to receive long-acting reversible contraceptives, like intrauterine devices, since Donald Trump's election as president, according to Planned Parenthood.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Uncertainty over health care has some women reviewing birth control

Feb. 1, 2017 • Democrat and Chronicle

Michelle Casey, chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, said many women are worried they will lose their health insurance and access to contraception. “They’re asking us if this is going to happen. It’s confusing to them.”

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.