Tag Archives: Cecile Richards

Health Care Reform Myths

Unless you’ve been living under a rock lately, you might have noticed this little thing called health care reform being debated in Congress, talked about by our President, and covered by every major and minor news outlet imaginable. When there are so many crazy town hall protests, or conservatives claiming that Obama wants a mandatory […]

What You Should Have Read, But Might Have Missed Last Week

Busy Week! RH Reality Check features an article authored by PPNYC about use and misuse of IUDs Feministing also covers PPNYC’s RH Reality Check article Haydee Morales has an Op Ed in El Diario about health care reform (link is in Spanish) Time Out New York features PPNYC staffer Caroline Mello in their “Date These […]

Weekly News

Here’s what you should have read, but might have missed, in the news last week: Family Planning Advocates of New York State and Planned Parenthoods from Buffalo, Albany, Schenectady and Saratoga joined NY assemblyman Sam Hoyt and Lynne Slepian, whose husband, Dr. Barnett Slepian, was shot to death in 1998 in his Amherst home by […]

Weekly News!

Here’s what you might have, but shouldn’t have, missed in the news last week: Joan Malin, CEO of Planned Parenthood of New York City, is quoted in the New York Times on the Clinic Access Bill. The Rachel Maddow Show, on MSNBC, highlights Planned Parenthood’s preventive health care to 3 million women. Julie Rovner, NPR, […]

Teen pregnancy health care crisis

From Cecile Richards today: Today’s news from the CDC that the teen birthrate is on the rise for the second straight year clearly demonstrate that abstinence-only programs are failing our teens. We agree with President Obama that our nation must leave behind the divisive politics of the last eight years and move forward with commonsense […]

Cecile Richards Speaks at the WHite House on Health Care

President Obama held a summit at the White House to discuss health care reform, and our own Cecile Richards was there to speak! Watch the video below: