Posted by: Nikki
on Feb 22, 2011
Congress will be home on recess this Saturday -- the perfect time to Stand Up for Women's Health with Planned Parenthood in NYC! Come join us in the fight against the elimination of family planning funding (Title X) and funds for Planned Parenthood, which would leave millions without affordable health care.
RSVP for Stand with Planned Parenthood -- Rally for Women's Health!
Help spread the word on Twitter with hashtag #feb26 and through the ... Read More
Posted by: Janelle
on Feb 18, 2011
Last night during a House debate, California Representative Jackie Speier, talked about her own abortion after what she considered to be an offensive presentation from New Jersey Representative Chris Smith.
The debate was over legislation to end federal funding for Planned Parenthood, headed by Indiana Representative Mike Pence. Although Democrat Rep. Jackie Speier intended to speak about a different issue, GOP Rep. Chris ... Read More
Posted by: Katie Oldaker
on Feb 16, 2011
Vanessa over at Feministing put it better than I could: it's time to fucking rally. Between that bill that would make it legal for doctors to deny life-saving abortions for their patients or the one that will defund Planned Parenthood and other women's health clinics, it's time. If you're in NYC on February 26th, come down to Foley Square, across from the Court House in Lower Manhattan, and make your voice heard! RSVP on the Planned ... Read More
Posted by: Sophie Johnson
on Jul 08, 2010
Feeling a little randy this summer? We've got the cure: Summer, Sex, and Spirits! It's a benefit for Planned Parenthood of New York City that will take place July 8th at the Museum of Sex sponsored by BUST Magazine! The event takes its name very seriously, with an all-night open bar and after-hour access to the museum. There will also be performances by DJ Ayres (from The Rub) and Jess Jubilee (from Flashing lights), raffles, a silent ... Read More
Posted by: Katie Oldaker
on Apr 28, 2010
Monday, for the first time in NYC, federal prosecutors utilized the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act to convict two men with blocking the entrance of a Planned Parenthood in Manhattan.
Both men will be sentenced June 10th. They will face a maximum of six months and a maximum $10,000 fine.
In light of the circus in Oklahoma, it's nice to know that some government folks are working to make access to abortions easier.
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