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Called to the Cause

Called to Planned Parenthood's cause
Dr. Sierra Washington has been called to Planned Parenthood’s cause.

“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.

Shattering myths about Planned Parenthood

Watch the first in the series: plannedparenthood.org/videos

Please enjoy this video showcasing the powerful stories of  hardworking staff and everyday patients from Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest. Continue reading Shattering myths about Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood General Counsel Explains Historic Abortion Ruling

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

5 Things to Know About the Zika Virus

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

Everybody deserves expert care

A trusted reproductive health care expert and leader in the community for more than 50 years, Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest prides itself on offering high-quality medical services as well as comprehensive education and advocacy programs.

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7 Real Abortion Stories Told By Celebs

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.

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Dolores Huerta Stands with Planned Parenthood

 Civil rights activist Dolores Huerta recently took to her blog, featured on the Huffington Post, to voice her strong support for the essential services Planned Parenthood provides – especially for Latinos, who make up 22 percent of patients who receive our services.

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