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Planned Parenthood President: Abortion Is ‘Basic Human Right’

“From here on out, we want to be clear: Planned Parenthood services, from birth control to cancer screenings and abortion, are standard medical care,” the physician posted Sunday. “Reproductive healthcare is healthcare. Women’s healthcare is healthcare. And healthcare is a basic human right. #ThisIsHealthcare”

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Pro-life activists stand off against pro-choice activists during the 2016 March for Life January 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. The annual event marked the anniversary of the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood President Fails to Mention Its Main Service Is Abortion

The organization’s most recent annual report for 2016-2017 shows Planned Parenthood continues to perform over 320,000 abortions per year while offering minimal services, such as ultrasounds during pregnancy, and other necessary services needed by low-income pregnant women who want to have a healthy baby.

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Report: Trump Administration Poised to Reverse HHS Contraceptive Mandate

The Trump administration is poised to fulfill a long-awaited promise to many Americans by reversing Obamacare’s mandate that requires most employers to provide free contraception to their workers through health insurance plans, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reports.

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Planned Parenthood: Birth Control Must Be Free for Women

With talk of another Republican healthcare plan on the horizon, Planned Parenthood is eager to ensure birth control remains free for women while the group itself can be reimbursed – for the contraception it distributes – by the federal government and insurance companies.

Margot Riphagen of New Orleans, La., wears a birth control pills costume as she protests in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, March 25, 2014, as the court heard oral arguments in the challenges of President Barack Obama's health care law requirement that businesses provide their female employees …

Feminist Activists: Get Birth Control Now Before Donald Trump Takes Office

Feminist publications, including Elle, are advocating that women who choose to rely on taxpayer funding for their birth control get intrauterine devices (IUDs) inserted now – before Trump takes office – with the hope they’ll last until the next president is elected in 2020. Birth control can cost as little as under $10 per month when savvy women consumers use websites such as GoodRx and WeRx to scout out the best prices and coupons.

A health worker teaches women how to properly use a intra uterine device (IUD) during the World Population Day in Manila July 11, 2008.