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What you need to know about the fight for reproductive rights in New York.

Organizations hold rally at Liberty Pole to call for protections for abortion

Jan. 23, 2024 • News 10

With Roe v. Wade being overturned by the current Supreme Court in 2022, several organizations gathered at the Liberty Pole downtown Rochester to call for a nationwide expansion in abortion rights on Monday night.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Reproductive rights supporters mark 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Jan. 22, 2024 • Spectrum News

Fifty-one years ago Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declared a nationwide constitutional right to abortion in its Roe v. Wade decision, only to have that same court overturn the decision decades later.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Advocates rally in downtown Rochester on 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Jan. 22, 2024 • 13 WHAM News

A group of advocates rallied at the Liberty Pole downtown on Monday night for reproductive rights on the 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

'Now's The Time' mural unveiled in Niagara Falls

Oct. 7, 2023 • WGRZ

Local artist Chuck Tingley teamed up with the Niagara Falls National Heritage Center to reveal a new mural at The Connection building on Main Street.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Planned Parenthood CEO reflects on 1 year since court overturned Roe

June 23, 2023 • Spectrum News

"It's been a very, very, very difficult year and we're in New York. It's just been horrible the number of attacks we've seen, the implications with patients and it's just not stopping," Casey said.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Obstacles to Abortion at Every Step

June 1, 2023 • USA Today Special Edition

Pages 66 and 67 feature comments from Dr. Colt Wasserman, Chief Medical Officer of PPCWNY.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Local advocates address ongoing fight over abortion pill access

May 2, 2023 • News 10

Congressman Joe Morelle joined forces with representatives from Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York on Tuesday to respond to Republican attempts to enact a national abortion ban. And just one month ago, a federal judge in Texas suspended FDA approval of abortion pill Mifepristone.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

Sankofa Reproductive Health offering abortion healing circles for women of color

April 25, 2023 • CNY Central

This initiative is a part of Sankofa Heals and Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York’s pilot program to connect patients to abortion doula care and advance abortion justice locally.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.

City providing $5 million for anti-violence initiative

Jan. 22, 2023 • 13 WHAM

The city is kickstarting an anti-violence initiative called the Rochester Peace Collective. Mayor Malik Evans said the city will allocate $5 million to the 20 organizations that will make up the initiative.

Posted by Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York, Inc.