This merger is a forward-looking move. Through it, Planned Parenthood can bolster the fight for reproductive rights in each state, recover from heavy damages wrought during the time of the Trump administration and the COVID-19 pandemic, and plug all Planned Parenthood health centers into the best medical technology and education — keeping Planned Parenthood poised to expand access and improve reproductive care at every opportunity.
Indiana has a unique history when it comes to women’s rights. Unlike many women’s suffrage movements throughout the nation, in which Black voices were silenced and rallies were segregated, women’s voting activism in Indiana was sometimes unusually integrated. Black women were openly admitted to women’s suffrage conferences in Indiana throughout the mid to late 1800s.
There are currently 17 cases about abortion that are just one step away from the Supreme Court, and any one of those cases could result in a significant impact on abortion access.
Planned Parenthood Advocates Play Pivotal Role in Advancing Pregnancy Protections in Washington State
The lobbying work of Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawai'i has recently focused on the Protecting Pregnant Patients Act in Washington.
Planned Parenthood’s education programs are most often associated with the sex ed classes offered to teens and young adults. However, Planned Parenthood offers education for adults as well. In Indiana, Planned Parenthood has expanded sex education programs to reach incarcerated women.
Planned Parenthood Celebrates Women’s History Month by Honoring Kentucky Activists and Agents of Progress, Past and Present
The start to Women’s History Month is just the beginning of our year-round observance of all the amazing women – past and present – who have fought to break down barriers. This month let’s focus on the history – past and recent – of Kentucky.
In honor of Black history month, Planned Parenthood would like to spotlight Faye Wattleton. Her work and her legacy are shining examples of Black excellence, and her positive contributions formed much of the bedrock from which our work today is built.
Defenders of reproductive rights are watching nervously as several measures in both Indiana and Kentucky threaten abortion and reproductive health care access.
Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky has created a new, in-house call center to ensure patients are scheduled efficiently at their local health center, and that all patient questions are answered knowledgeably by Planned Parenthood employees.
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