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.
In a stand against the Trump administration's so-called "gag rule," Planned Parenthood has refused Title X federal funding. CBS News correspondent Jan Crawford reports on the decision, and reporter.. CBS News - Published
Leana Wen, the president of Planned Parenthood, was forced out of her job Tuesday. The move comes in a dispute over her management style and the direction of Planned Parenthood. The ouster occurred at..
A federal judge issued a preliminary injunction blocking Ohio from enforcing an anti-abortion law, says Reuters. Critics said the law could ban abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy. The judge..
Planned Parenthood is giving up tens of millions of dollars in federal money over a new Trump administration rule that would restrict its clinics from making abortion referrals. Planned Parenthood.. CBS News - Published
Planned Parenthood said on Monday it was withdrawing from a federal program subsidizing reproductive healthcare for low-income women after the Trump administration banned participants in the program.. Reuters - Published
Women who count on Planned Parenthood and other organizations for health services may have to look elsewhere. Planned Parenthood announced Monday that it will give up the federal funding it receives.. CBS News - Published
A Trump administration change to Title X bars clinics from offering abortion services or even providing abortion information. CBS News reporter Kate Smith joins CBSN to discuss the new rules that go.. CBS News - Published