Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin

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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Protections for Working Families
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Protections for Working Families

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin opposes SB 490.

Energy from Women’s March Continues in 2018
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Energy from Women’s March Continues in 2018

Last weekend, in communities like Green Bay, Wausau, Eau Claire and Milwaukee, thousands of Wisconsinites joined together to celebrate the mobilization and unity of the last year and stand strong against the challenges to come in 2018.

Assembly Passes Bill Banning Abortion Coverage
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Assembly Passes Bill Banning Abortion Coverage

"If this policy becomes law, families in Wisconsin will have to pay the full cost of an unexpected medical emergency out of pocket."

Planned Parenthood Applauds End of Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill
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Planned Parenthood Applauds End of Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson Bill

The bill was the worst of the Affordable Care Act repeal bills yet.

In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare
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In Resounding Victory for Women, Grassroots Power Defeats Trumpcare

Planned Parenthood Grassroots Activists Refused to Let Bill Pass

Senate Moves to Imperil Health Care for Millions
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Senate Moves to Imperil Health Care for Millions

Mike Pence Casts Deciding Vote to put Health Care at Risk

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Opposes Senate Repeal Bill
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Opposes Senate Repeal Bill

Demands Senate Reject Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation

Attacks on Women’s Health Loom Large as Senate Considers AHCA
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Attacks on Women’s Health Loom Large as Senate Considers AHCA

Republicans on State and Federal Level Continue Attacks on Planned Parenthood

Speaker Ryan Pushes Through the Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation
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Speaker Ryan Pushes Through the Worst Bill for Women’s Health in a Generation

Bill would deny millions access to cancer screenings, birth control, and STD testing and treatment

Assembly Health Committee Holds Hearing on Bill Ending Abortion Coverage
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Assembly Health Committee Holds Hearing on Bill Ending Abortion Coverage

"Once again, Republicans in our state make it a priority to take away health insurance coverage that women currently have."

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Supporters Celebrate Pink Out Day
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Supporters Celebrate Pink Out Day

This action comes on the heels of a major health care victory, stopping the Affordable Care Act repeal bill.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises Family and Medical Leave Insurance Act

This bill would allow working people in Wisconsin to take paid time when they are caring for a new child, for a seriously ill family member or recovering from their own serious illness.

House Republicans Propose Plan to Leave Millions Without Access to Health Care
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House Republicans Propose Plan to Leave Millions Without Access to Health Care

Safety Net Health Care Coverage Undercut by Proposal to Eliminate Planned Parenthood from Medicaid Program

Cecile Richards Rallies Planned Parenthood Supporters in Wisconsin
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Cecile Richards Rallies Planned Parenthood Supporters in Wisconsin

Over 720 rally against Speaker Ryan’s Plan to Defund Planned Parenthood

President Trump Nominates Supreme Court Justice
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President Trump Nominates Supreme Court Justice

Judge Neil Gorsuch Hostile to Women’s Health

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to Join Partners for Women’s March in Wisconsin
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin to Join Partners for Women’s March in Wisconsin

“We won’t back down, we won’t be silenced, and we will stand in solidarity with our partners for protection of our rights, our safety and our health.”

Doctors Stand with Planned Parenthood
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Doctors Stand with Planned Parenthood

Nearly 50% of the counties served by Planned Parenthood have no alternative health care provider.

Speaker Paul Ryan Lies About Access to Health Care in Wisconsin
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Speaker Paul Ryan Lies About Access to Health Care in Wisconsin

The reality is that ending funding for preventive care at Planned Parenthood would devastate essential health care access among the country’s and state’s most vulnerable populations.

Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People
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Obama Administration Protects Access to Health Care for Millions of People

While the rule provides strong protections, it could face attacks.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Kicks Off Centennial With Weekend of Action
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Kicks Off Centennial With Weekend of Action

PPAWI has invested in the largest door-to-door voter contact effort in its history.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Calls on Wisconsin Legislators to Repeal Unconstitutional Abortion Restriction and Prioritize Women’s Health
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Calls on Wisconsin Legislators to Repeal Unconstitutional Abortion Restriction and Prioritize Women’s Health

Both medical and legal experts have been clear that Wisconsin’s admitting privileges law does not enhance patient safety.

Supreme Court Denies Walker Administration’s Relentless Pursuit to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
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Supreme Court Denies Walker Administration’s Relentless Pursuit to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

This means that the Wisconsin case is over, and its admitting privileges restrictions are permanently blocked.

Walker Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion
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Walker Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Block Access to Safe, Legal Abortion

Wisconsin Attorney General Schimel petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review the state’s twice enjoined law requiring physicians providing abortion care to obtain hospital admitting privileges.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Statement on the Passing of State Representative Tamara Grigsby
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Statement on the Passing of State Representative Tamara Grigsby

Tamara was the kind of champion who focused on moving the issues forward, in good times and bad.

Supreme Court Hears Most Important Abortion Case in Decades
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Supreme Court Hears Most Important Abortion Case in Decades

Access to Abortion Hangs in the Balance as Justices Deliberate

Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bills Targeting Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Federal Funding
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Gov. Scott Walker Signs Bills Targeting Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin’s Federal Funding

Signing Ceremony at Crisis Pregnancy Center that Provides No Medical Care and Pushes Biased ‘Counseling’ Highlights Governor’s Motivation

Assembly Republicans Vote Again to Block Essential Health Care Services at Planned Parenthood
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Assembly Republicans Vote Again to Block Essential Health Care Services at Planned Parenthood

This is the third bill to pass on a party line vote that specifically cuts funding for preventative health care for patients at Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises 12-Month Contraceptive Care Act
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Praises 12-Month Contraceptive Care Act

Women’s heath expects agree: This common sense legislation would remove barriers to birth control and increase contraceptive access in Wisconsin.

43rd Anniversary of <i>Roe v. Wade</i>: Women Are at Risk When Access to Abortion is Restricted
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43rd Anniversary of Roe v. Wade: Women Are at Risk When Access to Abortion is Restricted

The reality for women in Wisconsin today is stark.

Senate Republicans Vote to Cut Access to Preventive Health Care
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Senate Republicans Vote to Cut Access to Preventive Health Care

AB 310 Advance to Governor Despite State’s Failure Demonstrate Any Plans to Ensure Continued Access to Reproductive Healthcare

Planned Parenthood Files Federal Lawsuit Against People Behind Fraudulent Smear Campaign
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Planned Parenthood Files Federal Lawsuit Against People Behind Fraudulent Smear Campaign

‘The people behind this fraud lied and broke the law in order to spread malicious falsehoods about and block access to Planned Parenthood’

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Emphasizes the Need for Affordable Health Care
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Emphasizes the Need for Affordable Health Care

There are 336,000 Wisconsin women in need of affordable, preventive health care including cancer screens, mammogram referrals, birth control and STD testing and treatment.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Introduction of the Patients Reproductive Health Act
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Supports Introduction of the Patients Reproductive Health Act

Proactive legislation would allow patients to access reproductive health care free of political interference, harassment and misinformation

Republicans on the Senate Health Committee Advance Bills to Restrict Access to Preventive Health Care
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Republicans on the Senate Health Committee Advance Bills to Restrict Access to Preventive Health Care

Both defunding bills are intended to block PPWI and other family planning providers from receiving federal funding for providing preventative reproductive care to those in need.

Support for Planned Parenthood Demonstrated During #PinkOut Day
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Support for Planned Parenthood Demonstrated During #PinkOut Day

Wisconsin Loves Planned Parenthood for 80 Years

Walker’s Failed Presidential Bid Should be a Wake Up Call to Republicans Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood
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Walker’s Failed Presidential Bid Should be a Wake Up Call to Republicans Trying to Defund Planned Parenthood

Republican leaders are fast tracking two bills aimed to further defund Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin.

Assembly Health Committee Forwards Bills to Cut Women and Men off from Preventative Health Care
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Assembly Health Committee Forwards Bills to Cut Women and Men off from Preventative Health Care

The bills are intended to block Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin and other family planning providers from receiving federal funding for providing preventative reproductive care to those in need.

Senator Kapenga and Representative Jacque: Women and Men Need and Value Planned Parenthood
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Senator Kapenga and Representative Jacque: Women and Men Need and Value Planned Parenthood

Reason for Defunding Planned Parenthood Falls Flat with Wisconsinites

Once Again, Republicans in the State Legislature Propose to Cut Off Access to Essential Health Care
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Once Again, Republicans in the State Legislature Propose to Cut Off Access to Essential Health Care

Planned Parenthood remains committed to providing the compassionate, quality and safe medical care and education services that Wisconsin women rely on.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) Responds to Attempts to Curb Health Care Access
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) Responds to Attempts to Curb Health Care Access

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, Nicole Safar, Government Relations Director of PPAWI issued the following statement:

Most Dangerous Governor in America for Women’s Health to Run for President
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Most Dangerous Governor in America for Women’s Health to Run for President

Gov. Scott Walker Too Extreme for Wisconsin and the Nation

Republicans in Wisconsin Assembly Disregard Medical Experts and Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban in Extraordinary Session
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Republicans in Wisconsin Assembly Disregard Medical Experts and Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban in Extraordinary Session

The ban was expedited for passage ahead of Governor Walker’s presidential announcement.

Assembly Leadership Bows to Pressure from Walker, Expedites Vote to Ban Abortion Following Budget
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Assembly Leadership Bows to Pressure from Walker, Expedites Vote to Ban Abortion Following Budget

Medical Experts Call Ban a Dangerous Threat to Women’s Health

Fast Tracking Passage of Abortion Ban is Politics at its Worst
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Fast Tracking Passage of Abortion Ban is Politics at its Worst

"This is a clearly calculated effort to win political favor with anti-women’s health special interest groups."

Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Statement Raises the Possibility of an End to Attacks on Women’s Health
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Assembly Speaker Robin Vos Statement Raises the Possibility of an End to Attacks on Women’s Health

SB 179 is a ban on abortion that is opposed by every medical organization in the state of Wisconsin.

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Back in Court Fighting for Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women
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Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Back in Court Fighting for Health and Safety of Wisconsin Women

Governor Walker Continues Relentless Attempts to Restrict Abortion

Republicans in Wisconsin State Senate Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban
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Republicans in Wisconsin State Senate Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin (PPAWI) Continues To Fight For Women’s Health

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Launches Statewide Media Campaign
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Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Launches Statewide Media Campaign

Ad Urges Lawmakers Not to Pass Dangerous Abortion Ban Threatening Women’s Health

Republicans Fast Track Dangerous Abortion Bill
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Republicans Fast Track Dangerous Abortion Bill

Public Hearing Set for Tuesday

Once Again, Scott Walker Trading Women’s Health for Political Gain
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Once Again, Scott Walker Trading Women’s Health for Political Gain

Walker will sign abortion ban in Wisconsin

Legislators Opposed to Birth Control Issue an Outrageous Request to Unnecessarily Audit Charitable Health Care Providers Working to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy
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Legislators Opposed to Birth Control Issue an Outrageous Request to Unnecessarily Audit Charitable Health Care Providers Working to Prevent Unintended Pregnancy

PPWI Says There is No Wrongdoing, It’s Time to Take Politics out of Women’s Health