Garfield County is eschewing a successful contraceptive program in favor of the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP), which focuses on “abstinence-focused comprehensive sexual health education.”
The Supreme Court is considering taking up a request by New Hampshire Right to Life to force disclosure of certain documents by the Obama administration related to a direct grant provided to Planned Parenthood affiliates in New Hampshire.
In an effort to pull the rug out from under the most recent attacks by the anti-choice movement, Planned Parenthood decided this week to forgo reimbursement for fetal tissue donation, while still offering this option to its patients. Some worry that this action may make matters worse in the long term.
A new study finds that the ACA has brought down the out-of-pocket costs of intrauterine devices (IUDs), one of the most effective—and often most cost prohibitive—methods of contraception.
Colorado health officials have secured about half the funds that state Republicans voted down this year to run a program that slashed teen pregnancy rates by 40 percent.
Mary Hallan-FioRito, who sits on Aid for Women’s Board of Directors, suggested during her speech in Chicago, “Let’s take that $500 million [public funds awarded to Planned Parenthood] and put it where American women really want it to go: safer neighborhoods, better housing, and better education for their children.”
As reproductive politics are once again consumed by an attack on Planned Parenthood, it is worth stepping back and asking why this organization is so particularly reviled by the anti-choice movement.
Republican attacks on Planned Parenthood have stalled a bill that would have helped wounded and paralyzed veterans get access to fertility treatments.
House Republicans on Tuesday pulled a popular breast cancer research funding bill over unfounded concerns that it would indirectly fund Planned Parenthood.
I know firsthand that for many people, poverty is often related to a lack of access to basic health care, including abortion. This growing burden, carried primarily by poor people, is a blind spot for many legislatures and courts around the country.