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Four Fun Facts: Why Recent Over-the-Counter Birth Control Proposals are Really Underhanded

Category: Birth Control

Women’s health Chumps like Cory Gardner from Colorado and Thom Tillis from North Carolina are suddenly super into making birth control pills available without a prescription. Gee, getting contraceptives over-the-counter sure sounds great. And that’s just what they want you to think. The reality is …Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Thom Tillis, ACA, Cory Gardner


Thank you, Secretary of State HIllary Clinton

Category: Global

As secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has put the rights of women and girls front and center in the State Department policies and programs; she will truly be missed! Much has been made of her unique partnership with President Obama, but we think it’s worth taking a few minutes to talk about her leg…Continue Reading

Tags: Obama Administration, Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, Gender Equality


It’s Trust Women Week and Time for Politicians to Listen Up

Category: Legislation

This week—as we celebrate 40 years of Roe v. Wade—we’re reminded of the importance the ruling made in women’s health and lives.  By confirming a woman’s constitutional right to consider safe and legal abortion, if and when she needs it, the Supreme Court ruled that women could be trusted to make the…Continue Reading

Tags: trust women, trust women week, trusting women, Roe v. Wade


Ken Cuccinelli on the Issues: Compares Birth Control to MLK’s Fight

Category: State Fights

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is far out of the mainstream when it comes to women’s health. His entire career has been an exercise in trying to reduce and deny women access to care. He has co-sponsored “personhood” measures that would give full legal rights to fertilized eggs, supported d…Continue Reading

Tags: Ken Cuccinelli, Virginia, Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli on the issues, Martin Luther King Jr., MLKJ


Plan to Rock: Inauguration 2013

Category: Elections

The night before the second inauguration of President Barack Obama Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Planned Parenthood Action Fund, and Rock the Vote hosted their own inauguration party—Plan to Rock—celebrating the power of young people and the importance of protecting women’s health and ri…Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Inauguration 2013, Rock the vote, Sophia Bush, Aisha Tyler, Kate Walsh, Tatyana Ali


WATCH: Sarah Weddington on 40th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Category: Abortion, Legislation

Yesterday marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade — the landmark Supreme Court decision that confirmed a woman’s constitutional right to consider safe and legal abortion, if and when she needs it, and without interference from politicians. Many things have changed in the last forty years! When S…Continue Reading

Tags: Roe v. Wade, Sarah Weddington, 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, 40th anniversary of Roe vs Wade, sarah weddington roe v. wade