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California Expects Influx of Out-of-State Abortion Patients

Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties Senior Vice President of Communications and Donor Relations Nichole Ramirez speaks to KTLA on the expected influx of out-of-state patients seeking abortion care in California.

May 9, 2022

‘All Hands On Deck’: Some States Brace for Influx of Patients if Roe is Struck Down

“Are we ready? 100 percent. Our doors are staying open, and we are ensuring care for everybody,” Ramirez said. “Can we use support? Absolutely. We can use all the help we can get.”

May 6, 2022

At Headquarters Ribbon-Cutting, Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties Celebrates Continued Growth & Expansion

Two years after staff from the corporate office moved into Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties’ (PPOSBC) newly purchased headquarters at 801 E. Katella Ave., the organization celebrated with...

May 5, 2022

If Supreme Court Overturns Roe, Southern California Could Be Haven for Choice and Outrage

More abortions and more people casting votes in November. Also, more outrage and frustration. All of those disparate trends and emotions could come to Southern California if the Supreme Court overturns or severely limits Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that guaranteed a federal constitutional right to an abortion...

May 4, 2022

Orange County Activists Rally as Roe vs. Wade Threatened

Sadaf Rahmani, who oversees public affairs for Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, said the organization had been working to raise awareness about the potential vulnerability of Roe vs. Wade in the hands of a conservative-majority Supreme Court...

May 4, 2022

PPOSBC Preps for Influx of Out-of-State Abortion Patients

Planned Parenthood of Orange & San Bernardino Counties has been seeing an increase in out-of-state patients seeking abortion care since Texas passed it's extreme abortion ban in September 2021...

May 4, 2022

The Future of Abortion Access and Reproductive Healthcare in California

On Tuesday, May 3, the day after the draft opinion on Roe v. Wade from the Supreme Court of The United States was leaked, Jon Dunn, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties, spoke with Larry Mantle on NPR’s AirTalk to discus...

May 4, 2022

Commentary: I Had an Abortion. It Changed My Life for The Better.

Everyone knows and loves someone who has had an abortion. With the Supreme Court’s likely decision this summer to dismantle the right to abortion, it’s time we start telling our stories. When I was in my final year at UC Irvine, I was juggling an internship, a part-time job, my club involvements and my studies...

May 3, 2022

A Firsthand View of the Crisis Ahead for Abortion Rights—and What We Should Do About It

This term, the Supreme Court is set to rule on the Mississippi abortion case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, and with a 6-3 conservative majority it seems likely they will severely restrict, or overturn, the almost 50-year precedent established by Roe v. Wade....

April 15, 2022