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Statement after the Supreme Court ruling in the case of King v. Burwell

Judy Tabar, President & CEO, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England, released the following statement after the Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of King v. Burwell
July 1, 2015 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND CELEBRATES U.S. SUPREME COURT RULING ON MARRIAGE EQUALITY

On June 26, 2015, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the constitutional right to marriage extends to same-sex couples and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) celebrates the historic ruling for marriage equality.
July 1, 2015 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RECOGNIZES 42ND ANNIVERSARY OF ROE V. WADE: WE MUST HAVE HONEST CONVERSATIONS ABOUT ABORTION IN AMERICA TODAY

This month, as Americans celebrate and reflect on the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court ruling 42 years ago, Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) urges Congress and state legislators to listen to doctors and medical experts who know that legal abortion is safe and that politicians should not interfere in personal medical decisions.
Feb. 13, 2015 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RECOGNIZES CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH IN JANUARY

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is urging women in Connecticut and Rhode Island to start the year off right by taking charge of their health with important preventive screenings, such as a Pap test, which can detect irregularities that lead to cervical cancer.
Feb. 6, 2015 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND FOCUSES ON VISION OF AN AIDS-FREE GENERATION ON WORLD AIDS DAY DECEMBER 1

World AIDS Day is December 1 and Planned Parenthood of Southern New England is working to achieve an AIDS-free generation in partnership with young people, communities of color, and people living with HIV.
Feb. 6, 2015 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND HONORED THREE REMARKABLE RHODE ISLAND WOMEN FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN SAFEGUARDING WOMEN’S HEALTH CARE AND RIGHTS

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) honored three remarkable Rhode Island women for their continual support of women‟s health care. It was a special night commemorating the remarkable efforts of Liz Chace, Dr. Bennie Y. Fleming & Lt. Governor Elizabeth Roberts.
Nov. 17, 2014 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND EDUCATES UNINSURED RESIDENTS ABOUT AFFORDABLE CARE ACT; UPCOMING ENROLLMENT PERIOD STARTING NOVEMBER 15

This Saturday, November 15, 2014, marks the start of the new enrollment period for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is helping women, men and young people in Connecticut take charge of their health with the information and tools to get covered during the three month enrollment period. Enrollment starts this Saturday, November 15, 2014 and ends February 15, 2015.

Nov. 12, 2014 • Connecticut

PLANNED PARENTHOOD IS HONORING CHAMPIONS IN PROVIDENCE, R.I.; SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AND TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE CAN’T-MISS EVENT

On Thursday, November 13, 2014 Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) will present Honoring the Champions of Women’s Health. Sponsorship opportunities and tickets are still available for what will be an unforgettable event.
Nov. 11, 2014 • Connecticut

LET’S TALK ABOUT SEX. PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND MARKS “LET’S TALK MONTH” BY ENCOURAGING PARENTS TO ENHANCE “THE TALK” WITH ONGOING CONVERSATIONS

October marks Let’s Talk Month, which is aimed at getting families talking about sexuality and relationships. This year Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is encouraging parents to go beyond “the talk” and have ongoing conversations throughout their children’s lives about critical topics that can help young people make healthy decisions.
Oct. 23, 2014 • Connecticut