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Planned Parenthood Keystone Reacts to Six-Week Abortion Ban Bill in PA Legislature

The state is wasting the taxpayers’ time and money by continuing to focus on slashing access to reproductive health care. Six-week bans on abortion have been struck down each time they have been challenged. [...] it is unconstitutional for a state to prohibit a person from choosing abortion before viability—regardless of any exceptions made in the law.

March 17, 2021 • Pennsylvania

Planned Parenthood Keystone Responds to Supreme Court Reinstating Medically Unnecessary Barriers to Abortion During COVID-19

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to reinstate a medically unnecessary barrier to medication abortion during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Jan. 13, 2021 • Pennsylvania

Planned Parenthood Keystone Opens New Reading, PA Health Center

Planned Parenthood Keystone (PPKeystone) officially opened its new Susie and John Stanley Health Center at Reading at a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 19, 2020.

"... the Susie and John Stanley Health Center at Reading is poised to improve the region’s overall health and wellness during these challenging times.” said PPKeystone CEO & President, Melissa Reed.

Nov. 20, 2020

Statement from President & CEO, Melissa Reed, on the Election Results

“One thing is for certain: Planned Parenthood Keystone is right here with you. We remain committed to doing whatever we can to take care of our patients. We are not going anywhere."

Nov. 4, 2020 • Pennsylvania

Planned Parenthood Keystone Receives Grant from WOMEN’S WAY of Greater Philadelphia

We are thrilled to partner with WOMEN’S WAY. Their commitment to advancing and protecting reproductive freedom and health care access make them ideal partners as we seek to reassure our patients that abortion care is still safe, legal, and accessible in Pennsylvania.

Oct. 26, 2020

Statement from Melissa Reed on the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

All of us at Planned Parenthood Keystone are committed to the very values and principles upheld by Justice Ginsburg. We know the fight ahead will be tough – probably the toughest fight we have ever faced.

Sept. 19, 2020

Planned Parenthood Keystone Joins National Chat/Text Program

“Giving young people access to expert educators — during this public health crisis and beyond — helps to ensure that they are equipped with the information they need to protect their health and choose their futures from a safe and trusted resource,” stated Melissa Reed, CEO & President of Planned Parenthood Keystone. 

Sept. 15, 2020