Issues and News

Attend the Senate Committee Hearing on Senate Bill 5.

Attend the Senate committee hearing on codifying US Supreme Court precedent on 5/03/17 at 2:30pm.  Be seen and be heard! Senate Bill SB5: AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE CODIFYING U.S. SUPREME COURT PRECEDENT RELATING TO THE TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY. Please call your State legislators to tell them to support SB5. Click here […]

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She Decides Delaware

Planned Parenthood has joined She Decides Delaware – a coalition of diverse organizations and individuals working to protect the reproductive rights of Delaware women. Delaware currently has a law on the books from 1953 that limits and criminalizes abortion for both the doctor and the woman, standing in direct opposition to the 1973 Roe v. […]

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This is Why HB40 is a Big Deal by Kristen Schorsch

On April 25, House Bill 40 passed in the Illinois House of Representatives with a vote of 62-55, but it currently remains threatened by a potential veto from Governor Rauner. How does HB40 compare to efforts in other states? What we’re seeing in terms of states trying to protect or expand access to abortion rights has […]

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It’s Science: 5 Facts You Need to Know About Abortion by Liz Galst

In light of the recent marches for science on Earth Day, Planned Parenthood Action Fund reflects on the importance of understanding the scientific facts of abortion. At the Planned Parenthood Action Fund, we also understand the dangers that come with misrepresenting science, flat-out lying about it, or promoting “alternative facts.” After all, extreme politicians who […]

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Why Abortion is a Progressive Economic Issue by Bryce Covert

It’s true that abortion access, as well as contraception and other reproductive health needs, may not motivate the working-class voters who helped send Mr. Trump to the White House. But any woman who has had to decide whether she could afford to keep a baby will most likely be able to tell you that economics […]

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Letter to Elected Officials from Women’s Action Group of Delaware

  Dear Members of Delaware House & Senate, Governor Carney; and City of Wilmington Council: We, the members of Women’s Action Group of Delaware, are writing to enlist your support for an issue we find of great importance and have grave concerns for its future. Reproductive Health and Reproductive Choice are cornerstone issues that influence […]

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This Week’s Priority Reading

We are all being inundated by countless requests to “read this!” “look here!” so we’ve tried to make your life a little easier by picking the three top articles that you should make the time to read this week. (more…)

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The Hyde Amendment

Before you read this, you might want to know why I am writing about the Hyde Amendment, and why you should read what I have to say. (more…)

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