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Planned Parenthood Applauds House Passage of D.C. Statehood Bill; Urges the Senate to Immediately Follow Suit

This critical legislation would grant statehood to the D.C. and protect the health and rights of the more than 712,000 residents.

April 22, 2021 • District of Columbia

Statement on Supreme Court Ruling in the June Medical Services Case

While we celebrate this victory, the fight for reproductive freedom for all is far from over.

June 30, 2020 • District of Columbia, Virginia

U.S. House Passes Historic D.C. Statehood Bill

Lack of Congressional Representation for District Residents Disenfranchises Large Population of Black Voters & Helps Uphold Systemic Racism in U.S.

June 26, 2020 • District of Columbia


PPMW is collaborating with The Outrage on an upcoming discussion series where we will be introducing new care capabilities.

Sept. 11, 2019 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood hosts UNSTOPPABLE pop-up installation at Eaton DC hotel

Includes film by Emmy-nominated Tiffany Shlain and Sia’s song “Unstoppable”

Jan. 18, 2019 • District of Columbia

Local DC Judge Chosen as Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

Planned Parenthood: Trump promised nominee would overturn Roe v. Wade, dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

July 10, 2018 • District of Columbia

CEO of DC Planned Parenthood Dr. Laura Meyers Statement on Justice Kennedy’s Retirement

Planned Parenthood: The right to access abortion in this country is on the line.”

June 28, 2018 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood DC raises more than $110,000 in support of Contraceptive Equity Fund at annual Gala

Planned Parenthood held its signature Gala on Friday, April 20, 2018. The theme was “Sharing Our Past: Shaping Our Future.” More than 375 supporters gathered at historic Union Station and raised more than $110,000 during a silent auction at the event in support of PPMW’s Contraceptive Equity Fund. Gross proceeds from the gala exceeded $400,000.

April 25, 2018 • District of Columbia

Planned Parenthood: DCPS should not cut funding for programs that improve outcomes for teenage parents

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, DC rejects the District of Columbia Public Schools’ proposal to cut funding for the successful New Heights program.

April 23, 2018 • District of Columbia

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