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Restricting funding for organizations that provide abortion information may put low-income women at risk of unwanted pregnancy

Planned Parenthood just lost $60 million in funding, and it could make it harder to access birth control

Planned Parenthood announced plans to withdraw from Title X, a federal funding program, rather than comply with rules restricting abortion services.

Planned Parenthood just forfeited $60 million in federal funding so they don’t have to comply with a rule that bans abortions

The rule blocks federal Title X funding from going to clinics that provide abortion services or offer referrals to other abortion providers.

After just 8 months, the head of Planned Parenthood is out

Planned Parenthood has removed Leana Wen as president of the organization, after only eight months on the job.
A man wears a "I stand with Planned Parenthood" shirt at a protest against recently passed abortion ban bills at the Georgia State Capitol building, on May 21, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Reproductive rights groups are suing to keep Georgia’s restrictive abortion ban from ever going into effect

The ACLU, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging Georgia's abortion ban.
Abortion rights activists rally in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC in May 2019 and an inset of a screenshot from the "Don't Ban Equality" ad placed in The New York Times.

187 companies, including Bloomberg, Tinder, and Ben & Jerry’s, teamed up to slam abortion restrictions sweeping Southern states

Postmates, Slack, and Yelp were also among those that signed a full-page ad in The New York Times that said abortion restrictions harmed employees.

Missouri’s last abortion clinic says it could be forced to shut down this week

Planned Parenthood said Missouri’s health department is "refusing to renew" its license before it interviews every physician who works at the clinic.
Protesting women led by the Bread and Roses group march along Beacon Street in Boston demanding rights to abortion and equality in work opportunities and conditions, March 8, 1970.

Before Roe v. Wade, desperate women used coat hangers, Coke bottles, Clorox, and sticks in attempted abortions

In the decades prior to the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade in 1973, women went to extreme measures to access abortion services.
Alabama's legislature is overwhelmingly male and just passed a bill that effectively bans abortions.

A state legislature that is 85% male passed the most extreme abortion ban in the US since Roe v. Wade

Alabama's extreme abortion ban was passed by 25 white, male, Republican senators.
Cecile Richards, the former president of Planned Parenthood.

Abortion rights, grassroots activism, and getting a woman elected president: Former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards re-enters the politic...

Former Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards sat down with INSIDER in New York to talk about building women's power in politics.

The Trump administration awarded a family planning grant to an anti-abortion organization, signaling a major funding shift at the agency

The Department of Health and Human Services will be awarding a family planning grant to the Obria Group, a California nonprofit opposed to abortion.