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Redux: Tea Party Republicans Assault Birth Control and Women’s Preventive Care

This House has passed seven anti-women’s health care bills, showing the ideological focus that dominates their work
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

President Obama Overturns 'Global Gag Rule'

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) applauds President Obama for putting women’s health first by taking immediate action to overturn the harmful Mexico City Policy, also known as the “global gag rule.”
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

President Obama Overturns Dangerous Mexico City Policy

(Hawthorne, NY) – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) applauds President Obama for putting women’s health first by taking immediate action to overturn the harmful Mexico City Policy, also known as the “global gag rule.”
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

President/CEO Reina Schiffrin Appears on "Insights" With Host Kim Izzarelli

Watch Kim Izzarelli's interview with President/CEO Reina Schiffrin and Education and Training Director Carol Lemus.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPHP Unveils New Mobile Education and Testing Vehicle, New York Non-Profit Press, July 23, 2013

Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic showed off its newest vehicle last week. The mobile Testing and Education Van will soon be promoting a message of good reproductive and sexual health by encouraging people to get tested for HIV and sexually transmitted diseases, pick up birth control, and make appointments for additional services at a health center.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPHP Supporters Rally at Capitol for Family Planning Funding on 1st Day of Legislative Session

(Hawthorne, NY) – Fifty leaders, staff, and volunteers from Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) rallied at the state Capitol today to urge support for family planning funding in the state’s 2011-12 budget.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPHP Praises Obama Administration’s Proposal to Rescind Bush HHS Midnight Rule

(Hawthorne, NY) - Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic (PPHP) applauds the Obama administration for proposing a rule to rescind a Bush midnight regulation that undermines the country’s ailing health care system as well as patients’ access to health care information and services.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York

PPHP Joins Nationwide Effort To Promote Patient Safety Awareness

(Hawthorne NY) – In a concerted, nationwide effort to encourage and strengthen collaboration between patients, families, and their health care providers – and improve patient safety through collective action – Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic is joining other leading health care organizations in celebration of Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 7-13, sponsored by the National Patient Safety Foundation.
Jan. 30, 2014 • New York