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Planned Parenthood

Women Share Why Planned Parenthood Is Vital On Its 100th Birthday

On October 16, 1916, Margaret Sanger founded the first birth control clinic. Read More »

The Obama Administration Wants to Put a Stop to States Defunding Planned Parenthood

It seems like every other day, we see headlines about another state cutting funding from Planned Parenthood, a family planning service provider that offers women general health care (including flu vaccines and run-of-the-mill physical Read More »

Senate Passes Bill 54-46 to Defund Planned Parenthood

In a 54-46 vote on Thursday, Senate Republicans "overwhelmed Democrats" and passed a bill to completely defund Planned Parenthood and would "all but repeal the president's health care law," according to an Read More »

You'll Never Guess How Much Lena Dunham's Sweater Sold For

Lena Dunham's fierce advocacy for women's rights and women's health takes many shapes and forms, but one thing is for sure — her dedication to the cause has no bounds, literally. Read More »

Planned Parenthood's Executive Vice President Talks About Boehner, Mansplaining, Fiorina, and More

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards testified before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday in a hearing that lasted over five hours. Read More »

Watch Elizabeth Warren Proudly Stand With Planned Parenthood

Before Monday's Senate vote on defunding the bill for Planned Parenthood, Senator Elizabeth Warren took the floor. Read More »

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