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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

Abortion Remains Legal Despite Leaked U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Our doors are open today and our doors will remain open every day for abortion care as long as legally possible. Anyone who has an abortion appointment this week, or needs an abortion appointment, please know that Planned Parenthood is here for you.

May 2, 2022

Planned Parenthood North Central States Named a Health Care Equity Top Performer By the Human Rights Campaign

St. Paul, Minn.—Planned Parenthood North Central States has been named a Top Performer for LGBTQ+ inclusive health care by the Human Rights Campaign. The

April 28, 2022 • Minnesota

Planned Parenthood North Central States Receives Largest, One-Time Donation in Its History

St. Paul, MN— Planned Parenthood North Central States has received a transformative $20 million gift, the largest single gift in the organization’s history, from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott.

March 23, 2022 • Minnesota

Nebraskans Urge State Lawmakers Against Abortion Ban Bills

OMAHA, NEBRASKA— Nebraskans testifying against proposed abortion bans today urged state lawmakers to protect their right to make private reproductive health care decisions and, instead, expand access to care. 

March 18, 2022 • Nebraska

Nebraskans Urge State Lawmakers Against Abortion Ban Bills

OMAHA, NEBRASKA— Nebraskans testifying against proposed abortion bans today urged state lawmakers to protect their right to make private reproductive health care decisions and, instead, expand access to care.

Feb. 24, 2022

South Dakota Judge Continues to Block Medication Abortion Restriction

Sioux Falls, SD — Late last night, a federal district court judge granted a preliminary injunction against a regulation that would have effectively eliminated access to medication abortion in South Dakota.

Feb. 9, 2022 • South Dakota

South Dakota Judge Blocks Unnecessary Medication Abortion Restriction

Sioux Falls, SD — Today, a federal district court judge temporarily blocked a new rule from the South Dakota Department of Health, created at the direction of Gov. Kristi Noem, that would have effectively eliminated access to medication abortion in the state. The judge granted this temporary restraining order at the request of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU of South Dakota in a case filed last week.

Jan. 26, 2022 • South Dakota

Planned Parenthood and ACLU of South Dakota File Suit to Stop Medically Unnecessary Restriction on Medication Abortion in South Dakota

Sioux Falls, SD— Today, Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union of South Dakota (ACLU) filed a lawsuit challenging a new rule from the South Dakota Department of Health, created at the direction of Gov. Kristi Noem, that would place yet another medically unnecessary and burdensome restriction on abortion access in South Dakota. 

Jan. 19, 2022 • South Dakota

Sarah Stoesz Announces Plans to Step Aside as President and CEO of Planned Parenthood North Central States

After 20 years leading the largest sexual and reproductive health organization in the region, Stoesz will hand off the position to a new leader in fall 2022.

Dec. 17, 2021 • Minnesota

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