Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is many things to many people. We are a trusted health care provider, an informed educator, a passionate advocate, and a global partner helping similar organizations around the world. Planned Parenthood delivers vital health care services, sex education, and sexual health information to millions of women, men, and young people.

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
Dan Lipinski Is Lying About Planned Parenthood and His Constituents Aren’t Having It
Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) blatantly lied about Planned Parenthood’s services at a town hall earlier this year when he said a “Planned Parenthood’s is largely about abortions.” His lies were met with boos from his constituents, including one woman who yelled, “This is not true. It’s reproductive...
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Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Planned Parenthood’s Spot On App Wins 2017 Fast Company Innovation by Design Award
Fast Company announced yesterday that Planned Parenthood Federation of America’s free period and birth control tracker Spot On is a winner in the Apps category in Fast Company’s 2017 Innovation by Design Awards . The app empowers users to track and predict their periods, understand their menstrual...
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Trump Nominates Extreme Opponent of Women's Health
Planned Parenthood Federation of America today expressed grave concerns about President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to nominate extreme women’s health opponent Representative Tom Price (R-GA) to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. Statement from Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood...
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Thursday, March 24, 2016
Planned Parenthood Expands Lawsuit Against People Behind Fraudulent Smear Campaign
Today, two additional Planned Parenthood affiliates –– Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) and Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast (PPGC) –– joined the federal lawsuit against David Daleiden and the people behind the discredited video smear campaign that targeted Planned Parenthood health...
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Tuesday, March 17, 2015
MEMO: The Latest Attempt to Restrict Safe, Legal Abortion
It’s becoming increasingly clear that anti-women’s health politicians in Washington are determined to advance their anti-abortion agenda at any cost. The latest example of this obsession is playing out in the Senate, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) have...
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Friday, November 21, 2014
Statement on President Obama’s Executive Action to Address Nation’s Broken Immigration System
Planned Parenthood Federation of America commends President Obama for taking long overdue executive action addressing key issues in our nation’s broken immigration system, and calling on the administration and Congress to work to extend healthcare coverage to these individuals. Statement from...
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Monday, March 03, 2014
LGBT, HIV, and Women’s Groups Speak Out Against Efforts to Let Corporations Discriminate
Saying that an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case and a slew of state legislation are all part of a dangerous agenda to give corporations new rights to discriminate and deny health care, nearly 50 leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, HIV, and women’s groups today issued a joint statement vowing to fight so-called “license to discriminate” efforts at every level.
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Monday, February 03, 2014
Decline in Abortion Rate Highlights Value of Affordable, Accessible Birth Control, Planned Parenthood Says
A report issued Monday by the Guttmacher Institute shows that abortion rates dropped considerably in 2011, a moment in time in which births were also down overall. Planned Parenthood Federation of America said the new report underscores the importance of affordable, accessible birth control. Statement from Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America :
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Tuesday, June 04, 2013
House Committee Continues Their Unconstitutional Attack on Women’s Health
“We must have and enforce laws that protect access to safe and legal abortion, and we must reject misguided proposals like this one that would limit women's options,” says Cecile Richards.
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Monday, June 03, 2013
Sen. Lautenberg Leaves Incredible Legacy for Women in U.S. and Around the World
Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Planned Parenthood Affiliates of New Jersey released the following statements honoring the life of New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg: Statement of Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America:
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