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Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic & Planned Parenthood of Nassau County Denounce Passage of Pence Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

(Hawthorne & Hempstead, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) and Planned Parenthood of Nassau County (PPNC) join Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the 82 other affiliates nationwide in denouncing the passage of Representative Mike Pence’s amendment to bar Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds for any purpose, including providing basic primary and lifesaving preventive health care to women and families.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Outraged at Assembly Bill to Defund Family Planning Health Centers, 5/24/11

As a leader in reproductive health and rights, New York will never allow Assemblyman Katz to take us back in time.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Offers Special Discounts to Protect Young People During April’s STD Awareness Month

PPHP, MTV, the CDC, and the Kaiser Family Foundation join forces to Urge Young People to GYT: Get Yourself Tested
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Offers Free HIV Testing In Honor of National HIV Testing Day, 6/20/11

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) health centers in Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam Counties will offer free HIV testing on Monday, June 27th to encourage men and women who have been sexually active to get tested for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), in recognition of National HIV Testing Day, June 27.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Denounces Passage of Pence Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) joins Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the 83 other affiliates nationwide in denouncing the passage of Representative Mike Pence’s amendment to bar Planned Parenthood from receiving federal funds for any purpose, including providing basic primary and lifesaving preventive health care to women and families.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic Alarmed and Saddened by Komen Foundation Succumbing to Political Pressure, February 1, 2012

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) today expressed deep disappointment in response to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s decision to stop funding breast cancer prevention, screenings, and education at Planned Parenthood health centers.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Planned Parenthood commends Senate rejection of extreme proposal to Bar Planned Parenthood from Receiving Federal Funds to Provide Preventive Health Care

(Hawthorne, NY) Reina Schiffrin, President/CEO, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, released the following statement today after the House passed and the Senate rejected H. Con. Res. 36, a proposal that would bar Planned Parenthood from providing preventive health services including birth control, breast and cervical cancer screenings, and STI testing and treatment, and HIV testing to patients who are covered by Medicaid and other federal programs.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Picnic for Planned Parenthood Supports Reproductive and Sexual Health Services on the East End

(Bridgehampton, NY) - Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) kicked off the summer season with their Annual East End Benefit on Sunday, May 24th at the home of Eileen and Richard Ekstract, publishers Hamptons Cottages & Gardens magazine, in Bridgehampton.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

Op-ed: Oppose bills that deny health care to women, The Journal News, February 14, 2011

At a time when more and more women and families are facing difficulties in accessing health care due to increasing costs and a struggling economy, it is disappointing that one of the first bills introduced in Congress would undermine women’s access to health care.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York