Want to know the real deal about abortion? Ask the doctors who provide them. That’s what Buzzfeed did in their enlightening new article, 41 Things You Should Know About Abortions And The Doctors Who Perform Them. These doctors dispelled myths, gave a step-by-step description of the procedure, and talked about the satisfaction and challenges of providing abortions. Here are a few of our favorite quotes; the first one is from our medical director here at Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest: Continue reading Doctors Take Down Myths Surrounding Abortion
Erin explains how access to safe, legal abortion allowed her to finish law school and fulfill her dreams. #GoodbyeStigma
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If you’re anything like me, you love a nice night curled up in front of a movie. Continue reading Movie Night In!
I was in college in the early 1960s. When my period was a month late, I realized I was pregnant.
The results of the Presidential Election may bring renewed attacks on a person’s access to abortion and reproductive healthcare in this country. Continue reading 2016 California Legislative Wins
“Nobody works at Planned Parenthood by accident. Everybody is there because of their call to the mission.” Doctor Washington’s approach to medicine is shaped by the years she lived and worked in Africa, caring for women who were willing to risk their lives to control their own reproductive destiny. This is her story of care.
The Supreme Court struck down Texas state law last month that limited women’s access to abortion. It was a watershed ruling for women’s rights! Continue reading Planned Parenthood General Counsel Explains Historic Abortion Ruling
As Zika emerges as a danger to public health for women around the world, Planned Parenthood is providing women with two of the most critical tools to reduce pregnancy-related Zika complications: education and reproductive health care. Continue reading 5 Things to Know About the Zika Virus
In a huge win for women, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the Center for Reproductive Rights’ (CRR) challenge to abortion restrictions that passed in 2013 as part of Texas HB2.
On the eve of the 43rd anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the hotly contested Supreme Court decision that upheld the right for women to have access to safe and legal abortion care, seven actresses share real women’s abortion stories about the continuing relevance and importance of access.
Many women want to have children, but they want to have them when they’re ready. If you get pregnant when you didn’t plan on it, you have options.