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Statement by Carole Brite, President and CEO, Planned Parenthood of Illinois

“Yesterday’s election was a resounding victory for women and women’s health. Women and men across the country and in Illinois made it loud and clear that they don’t want politics to interfere with their healthcare.

As a trusted and essential provider of health care, Planned Parenthood of Illinois will be here to stand up for women and provide them with the care they need, no matter what. Planned Parenthood of Illinois provides a wide range of reproductive services to women, men, and teens, including lifesaving cervical and breast cancer screenings, birth control, STD testing and treatment, HIV testing and counseling, vasectomy services, and more. Every day, Planned Parenthood of Illinois’ doors are open to all Illinoisans, regardless of race, gender, age, or ability to pay.”


Planned Parenthood of Illinois (PPIL) provides affordably-priced, high-quality reproductive health care services to women and families throughout Illinois. Through health care services, educational programs and advocacy efforts, PPIL works to ensure and protect the reproductive rights of each individual. For more information, visit www.ppil.org.


Planned Parenthood of Illinois


Lara Philipps
312-592-6820 (office)
312-622-6451 (cell)
[email protected]


November 07, 2012