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Women are Watching Is Back for 2014

Category: Elections

We know it’s only February, but things are already heating up as the 2014 election approaches. Politically speaking, it’s a big year and women’s health is on the line.  Planned Parenthood advocacy and political organizations across the country will be running our largest campaign ever. In 2011, Pla…Continue Reading

Tags: Women are Watching, 2014 election


A Roundup of the Best Perspectives on the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Birth Control Cases

Category: Birth Control

The Supreme Court hears the case of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores,Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius on Tuesday. What does that mean? What impact could it have on women’s health and more broadly for employees everywhere?  We rounded up five stories from this week to sum up just w…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Supreme Court, Hobby Lobby, Conestoga Woods


Louisiana Seeking to Replicate Texas in Shutting Down Abortion Facilities through Unnecessary Regulations

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Anti-abortion advocates have discovered they can sidestep the Constitution by attempting to regulate abortion out of existence. If they come up with arbitrary rules that are nearly impossible to adhere to, health centers will shut down and fewer and fewer women will get access to safe abortion. Poor…Continue Reading

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Mississippi: Yet Another State with Great Health Care Needs Passes Anti-Abortion Bill

Category: State Fights

Mississippi is the poorest state in the nation. Life expectancy in the state is 75.0 years, the lowest in the country (the nation’s average is 78.9). And this state with its thin resources only has one health center that provides safe, legal abortion serving the entire state of nearly 3 million peop…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Medicaid Expansion, Mississippi, Phil Bryant


27 Bills in Missouri Attacking Women’s Health and Some Outrageous Statements

Category: Birth Control, State Fights

“You go into a clothing store, and they can stock whatever they want to. I just want to make sure that pharmacies have the same right to do that… It’s a freedom of doing business,” said State Sen. David Sater last year, a Republican pharmacist who sponsored a bill that allows pharmacists in Missouri…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Plan B, State Fights, Missouri, Waiting Period


Planned Parenthood Obamacare Outreach: We’ve Connected with One Million people!

Category: Obamacare

From death panels to job killers, the oft-repeated misinformation about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has yet to let up. It’s left many of the country’s uninsured confused about what the new law means for them. The way to counter this coordinated effort to confuse is to coordinate an effort to educa…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Planned Parenthood