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Supreme Court Kicks Decision on EMTALA Back Down to Lower Court, Emergency Abortion Available in Idaho in the Meantime

In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States dismissed the case regarding Idaho's violation of the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) as "improvidently granted," and ultimately sent it back to a lower court to be retried. As the case moves through the lower court, emergency abortion care will be reinstated in Idaho.

June 27, 2024 • Idaho

Planned Parenthood Great Northwest Hawai‘i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky Designated as "LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader”

Planned Parenthood Great Northwest Hawai‘i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky (PPGNHAIK) is proud to announce that the Human Rights Campaign Foundation has awarded PPGNHAIK a score of 100 for the 2024 Healthcare Equality Index, designating the organization as a “Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality.”

June 26, 2024 • Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Washington

ICYMI: Planned Parenthood and ACLU of Kentucky Hold Press Conference on the Second Anniversary of Dobbs Decision

Today, as we mark two years without federal protections for abortion access following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, abortion providers, Planned Parenthood of Kentucky, the ACLU of Kentucky, and Congressman Morgan McGarvey called for leaders to allow medical professionals to leave politics out of medicine and let medical professionals do their job.

June 24, 2024 • Kentucky

Supreme Court Rejects Attempt to Restrict Access to Mifepristone Nationwide

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that anti-abortion doctors lacked standing to challenge the FDA’s approval of mifepristone, meaning access to the critical medication remains unchanged.

June 13, 2024 • Alaska, Hawaii, Washington

Planned Parenthood Teen Council Counsels Indiana Lawmakers on Difference Between Birth Control and Abortion, Calls for Comprehensive Sex Ed

Birth control prevents pregnancy, abortion ends it. An IUD is not an abortion. If comprehensive and medically accurate sex ed was accessible in Indiana, adults might be less likely to spread misinformation.


Feb. 27, 2024 • Indiana

With expansion of vasectomy services, Planned Parenthood reminds men their doors are open to them, too

Planned Parenthood Great Northwest Hawai‘i, Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky (PPGNHAIK) is proud to announce it now has vasectomy services at four locations across Indiana.

Feb. 15, 2024 • Indiana

Update on Kentucky Abortion Ban Class Action

On Monday, attorneys informed a Kentucky court that after filing a class-action lawsuit challenging the state’s abortion ban last Friday, lead plaintiff Jane Doe learned her embryo no longer had cardiac activity.

Dec. 12, 2023 • Kentucky

Kentucky and Indiana Lead Nation in Advanced Cervical Cancer Fatalities

Cervical cancer is preventable and curable, yet death rates in Appalachian Kentucky are twice the national rate

Dec. 6, 2023 • Indiana, Kentucky

Alaska Court Hears Oral Arguments in Lawsuit to Expand Abortion Access

The lawsuit, first filed in 2019, would eliminate restrictions and allow additional qualified health professionals to provide abortion 

Nov. 13, 2023 • Alaska

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