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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.

Everything you need to know about the Trump administration’s new ‘domestic gag rule’ on abortions in America

A policy that will bar clinics who provide abortion services or referrals from receiving federal grants under Title X went into effect today.
Healthcare activists with Planned Parenthood and the Center for American Progress pass by the Supreme Court as they protest in opposition to the Senate Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 28, 2017.

Supreme Court refuses to take up states’ case to defund Planned Parenthood

The nation's top court rebuffed Louisiana and Kansas' efforts to defund an organization that provides women with healthcare and abortion services.