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Media Relations

Planned Parenthood’s Communications team works with members of the media to connect them with experts and providers and help them cover issues that are important to the community. 

For media inquiries contact [email protected].

Press Releases

Planned Parenthood Researcher Receives 2021 Women’s Health Leadership TRUST Award

Asha Hassan has been named a recipient of the 2021 TRUST Award for her research studying the impact of tear gas on reproductive health

Aug. 26, 2021 • Minnesota

Court Continues to Block Law that Would Require People Seeking an Abortion to Visit a “Crisis Pregnancy Center”

A federal judge has continued to block a South Dakota law that would require people seeking an abortion to involuntarily submit to a 'private interview' with an organization that is strongly opposed to abortion. 

Aug. 26, 2021 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Court Strikes Down Iowa Abortion Restriction as Unconstitutional

The unconstitutional legislation would have mandated a 24-hour mandatory delay
before a patient could access abortion and also required an additional
 and medically unnecessary visit to a health center, delaying many abortions by weeks.

 

June 22, 2021 • Iowa

Planned Parenthood North Central States Celebrates Pride Month

Recently expanded telehealth services underscore Planned Parenthood’s mission of health care for everyone- no matter what 

June 1, 2021 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Supreme Court to Hear First Abortion-Related Case Since Change in Balance of the Court

Supreme Court announced it will review Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban, a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade and nearly 50 years of precedent since that landmark decision.

May 18, 2021 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Planned Parenthood Welcomes Val Jensen as Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) welcomes Val Jensen as the organization’s first Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

May 17, 2021 • Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota