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Trump ACA birth control rule change rolls dice with women

Oct. 7, 2017 • Detroit Free Press

More unplanned pregnancies. More children with preventable disabilities. More abortions. 

Those are the only realistic consequences of President Donald Trump's decision to roll back an Affordable Care Act rule requiring insurance plans to cover the cost of birth control.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

How Trump's new rule on birth control coverage could impact 1.9M Michigan women

Oct. 7, 2017 • Detroit Free press

The Trump administration put in place a new rule Friday that allows employers to deny insurance coverage of birth control under the Affordable Care Act if that employer has a religious or moral objection to providing that coverage.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Planned Parenthood and the LGBTQ Community: What You Should Know

July 13, 2017 • Pride Source

Birth control and abortion. For many people, that's what comes to mind when they think of Planned Parenthood. But did you know that they offer a full range of services, from HIV testing and treatment to cancer screenings? Planned Parenthood is a great resource for the health care of the LGBTQ community. Why don't more people know?

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Hey, GOP: Your constituents use Planned Parenthood

May 10, 2017 • The Detroit Free Press

Michigan Republicans hot to defund Planned Parenthood should slow their roll. At least long enough to understand exactly who they’ll be sticking it to if their persistent efforts are successful: Their own constituents, women in small Michigan cities or rural Michigan counties with few options for care, tens of thousands of whom who visit Planned Parenthood – in Petoskey or Brighton or Big Rapids or Jackson or Livonia – each year.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Birth control demand bumps up

Feb. 26, 2017 • Record Eagle

Planned Parenthood's Walker Health Center in Traverse City sees 33% increase in IUD, implant procedures.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Community Nonprofits: Local Planned Parenthood a key provider of healthcare to area women; founded here in 1970

Feb. 21, 2017 • Harbor Light (Harbor Springs)

When it comes to providing medical services and education to some of the most vulnerable populations in northern Michigan, Planned Parenthood of Petoskey leads by example. The organization, which in 2016 folded into the larger context of Planned Parenthood of Michigan, is often on the front lines of providing affordable, quality healthcare for individuals in this community.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Spike In Women Seeking Long-Term Birth Control As ACA Comes Under Attack

Feb. 21, 2017 • CBS Detroit

As the nation waits to see the Republican plan to revamp the Affordable Care Act, there’s been a run on women seeking birth control in metro Detroit.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Defunding Planned Parenthood means more than what people might expect

Feb. 21, 2017 • Western Herald

For many of us, the words “Planned Parenthood” are almost synonymous with “abortion clinic,” but in fact, they should be more synonymous with “cancer prevention,” “men’s health care” and “LGBT services.”

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Beyond Contraception

Feb. 10, 2017 • Lansing City Pulse

Birth control offers benefits outside of pregnancy prevention

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Press Releases

Planned Parenthood Condemns President Trump’s Signing of Bill

Bill Threatens Health Care Protections for 4 Million Title X Family Planning Patients

April 14, 2017 • Michigan

PPMI to Consolidate Wyoming and Grand Rapids Health Services into One Location

GRAND RAPIDS – As part of a plan to consolidate Planned Parenthood of Michigan’s (PPMI) health services in the Grand Rapids area, PPMI announced today that the Evenson Health Center, located at 3641 Byron Center Ave. SW, in Wyoming, will close on March 1, 2017.

Feb. 15, 2017 • Michigan

PPMI Recognizes Condom Week with Events, Advice

MICHIGAN – It’s Valentine’s week and love is in the air! Planned Parenthood of Michigan (PPMI) reminds love birds everywhere that CONDOMS are the one form of birth control that can prevent against unintended pregnancy and also help protect against sexually transmitted infections (STIs) – but only if used properly, and that includes using a condom EVERY. SINGLE. TIME.

Feb. 13, 2017 • Michigan

Statewide Summit for Teen Peer Educators

Planned Parenthood to Hold a Statewide Summit for Teen Peer Educators as Part of Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

May 5, 2016 • Michigan

Statewide Summit for Teen Peer Educators

PPMI Peer Ed Summit on Friday, May 6, 2016

May 5, 2016 • Michigan

Announcing Planned Parenthood of Michigan

Michigan affiliates merge to create one Planned Parenthood of Michigan

May 3, 2016 • Michigan