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Happy 2-Year Anniversary, Birth Control Benefit! Too Bad Politicians Keep Trying to Break Us Up.

Category: Obamacare, Obamacare Works

Starting two years ago today, millions of American women got access to birth control coverage without a copay through the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Since that day, an overwhelming number of women have benefited from copay-free birth control coverage. Meanwhile, anti-women’s health politicians — det…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, Contraception, Hobby Lobby


Indecisive Lawmaker Wants to Make Decisions for All Missouri Women

Category: Abortion, State Fights

 MO state Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger (R) took a month to figure out if he wanted carpet or wood in his home. And apparently, that’s just like making a decision about whether to have an abortion. Also, when buying a car, one should not be impulsive, because Gatschenberger often needs time to think thi…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Video, Missouri


How Paul Ryan's Budget Will Hurt Women

Category: Obamacare, Congress

Remember early 2010? It was before the ACA (aka Obamacare) bill was signed into law. Women often had to pay more than men for identical health insurance. We could be kicked off our health insurance plans for the sin of being sick. Being female was basically considered a pre-existing condition. Milli…Continue Reading

Tags: Birth Control, Obamacare, Budget, Paul Ryan


Self-described “Pro-life” Governor Vetoes 20-week Abortion Ban in West Virginia

Category: Obamacare, State Fights, Medicaid

On Friday, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D-WV) vetoed a bill that would criminalize abortions after 20 weeks. The governor had the courage to do this in spite of his Democratic-controlled House and Senate passing the measure by a large margin. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s m…Continue Reading

Tags: Republicans, State Fights, Medicaid, Ray Tomblin, West Virginia


Planned Parenthood in the Community to Get Folks Signed Up for Health Care

Category: Obamacare, State Fights

Obamacare is the most significant reform of our health care system since the advent of Medicare. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, 47 million women will have access to preventive care with zero copays. It’s just a matter of getting the word out to counter the misinformation. Last week alone, our o…Continue Reading

Tags: Obamacare, Video


New Poll: Women Voters Overwhelmingly Agree that Corporations Should Not Be Exempt from Providing Prescription Birth Control

Category: Birth Control

On the eve of the Supreme Court oral argument in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Woods Specialties cases, Planned Parenthood Action Fund joined National Women’s Law Center and the American Civil Liberties Union in releasing a new poll finding that birth control coverage is overwhelmingly popular with …Continue Reading

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