Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA), or Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health care in the United States and globally. It is a tax-exempt corporation under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) and a member association of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). PPFA has its roots in Brooklyn, New York, where Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. in 1916. Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, which changed its name to Planned Parenthood in 1942.
A Missouri judge ruled on Monday the state's only abortion clinic can remain open for at least five more days, but he ordered Planned Parenthood to take its fight against closure to a state arbiter. Reuters - Published
Democratic candidates are continuing their push in South Carolina at the state party convention and Planned Parenthood forum. According to the latest CBS News battleground tracker, Joe Biden is the top.. CBS News - Published
Missouri's only abortion clinic will stay open at least a few more days after a judge on Friday granted a request by Planned Parenthood for a temporary restraining order, allowing the facility to keep..
According to Reuters, the ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions. The lawsuit is one of several the groups..
(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a law enacted by Alabama last week that bans nearly all abortions and makes performing..
According to Politico, VP Mike Pence has major influence over the Health and Human Services department of the federal government. Pence has helped usher in sweeping new protections for religious health..
Democratic House Representative Brian Sims filmed a female protester outside a Pennsylvania Planned Parenthood and called her actions 'disgusting, wrong and shameful'. He also asked for people to give..
Missouri's state health department refused to renew the license for Planned Parenthood's clinic in St. Louis, while a judge considers whether to extend and injunction. The decision comes after the.. CBS News - Published
Missouri health officials told the state's only abortion clinic on Friday that they would not renew its license ahead of a court hearing over clinic operator Planned Parenthood's challenge of the.. Reuters - Published
Missouri's last remaining abortion clinic, Planned Parenthood of St. Louis, says it will not comply with a new state requirement to conduct a second pelvic exam before an abortion. CBS News reporter.. CBS News - Published
CBS News has learned Planned Parenthood is planning to defy state law in Missouri. It’s a step that puts the state’s only abortion clinic one step closer to losing its license to operate. Meg.. CBS News - Published
Planned Parenthood is going ahead with construction on a new health care facility in Birmingham, Alabama, despite the state's near-total ban on abortions, which is being challenged in court... CBS News - Published