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Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra Emphasizes the Importance of Minnesota at Reproductive Health Care Roundtable
During a visit with abortion providers, Sec. Xavier Becerra highlighted the stark differences in abortion care across states in the Midwest.
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The best way to prevent STIs is through testing, early treatment, and practicing safer sex.
Six-Week Abortion Ban Remains Permanently Blocked in Iowa
Des Moines, Iowa — Today a district court ruled against Gov. Kim Reynolds’s attempt to resurrect an abortion ban law that she signed but the courts never allowed to go into effect.
Hennepin County Announces Added Protections for Abortion Patients
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced a new policy that provides protections for abortions in Minnesota.
Planned Parenthood North Central States Announces Ruth Richardson as Next CEO
St. Paul, MN—Today, Planned Parenthood North Central States (PPNCS) announced Ruth Richardson will be the next CEO. Ruth joins PPNCS after longtime CEO Sarah Stoesz announced in December 2021 that she would be stepping aside this fall.
Kansas Resoundingly Votes in Support of Abortion Rights
St. Paul, Minnesota – Voters in Kansas yesterday resoundingly rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have cleared the way for politicians to outlaw abortion, reinforcing that a majority of people across America support safe and legal abortion.
Planned Parenthood North Central States Applauds Minnesota Attorney General's Decision Regarding Abortion Restrictions
St. Paul, Minnesota—Today, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced his office will not challenge a recent ruling that strikes down state abortion restrictions, ensuring access to safe and legal abortion in Minnesota.
Planned Parenthood North Central States and SEIU Release Joint Statement on Employee Vote to Unionize
We are ready to work together to make sure we are supporting the dedicated employees across the affiliate as they preserve abortion access for the community and provide essential education and health services. Every person deserves the right to control their bodies and their futures, and our partnership will continue advancing our values and collective impact. We look forward to bargaining for a first contract that reflects these values as soon as possible.
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