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Someone At The Democratic National Convention Finally Mentioned Abortion

The Huffington Post | Chloe Angyal | Posted 07.27.2016 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA ― It wasn’t until halfway through the second night of the Democratic National Convention that someone finally said the A-word. Abort...

Inside Planned Parenthood's $30 Million Campaign For 2016

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.16.2016 | Politics

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -- Donald Trump may think Planned Parenthood does "good work," but its members have few nice things to say about the presumptive GOP f...

Women's Health and Equality: Why We Supported Cecile Richards' Speaking at A Catholic University

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 05.07.2016 | Religion
Soraya Chemaly

Two weeks ago, Cecile Richards spoke at Georgetown University, an event that drew criticism from some students, alumni and outside organizations, such as the Washington Diocese. There are three reasons why we, alumnae of the school who work on social justice issues, applauded the school's decision to allow Richards to speak on campus.

Why College Students Can and Should Say the Real Reason Planned Parenthood Is Important

Harvard University’s Institute of Politics | Posted 05.03.2016 | College
Harvard University’s Institute of Politics

Women have sex drives. From Beyonce's "Partition," to college hookup culture, women are becoming more comfortable expressing that they want to engage in sexual activity, not to please a man, but to please themselves.

Cecile Richards: 'A Woman Voting For Ted Cruz Is Like A Chicken Voting For Colonel Sanders'

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 04.19.2016 | Women

On Monday, Planned Parenthood president and Hillary Clinton supporter Cecile Richards made the case for why Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz...

To the Undecided New Yorker: Why I'm Supporting Hillary

Cecile Richards | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Cecile Richards

We knew we couldn't sit on the sidelines. We issued our first-ever primary endorsement because Hillary is a standout leader on reproductive health. And because the challenges facing the people who come to Planned Parenthood health centers were too urgent for us to to "wait and see."

Meeting Cecile Richards on the Road Stumping for Hillary

Em & Lo | Posted 04.27.2016 | Women
Em & Lo

Yesterday, on a quiet, beautiful afternoon in Rhinebeck, New York, I (the Lo of squeezed into the greenhouse wing of the historic Beekman Arms (one of the oldest continuously operating inns in America, and also where Chelsea Clinton had her rehearsal dinner) to see Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, speak about the importance of women's reproductive rights and voting for the candidate most equipped to protect them, Hillary Clinton.

Cecile Richards: 'I'm Sick Of Men Telling Us What To Do With Our Bodies'

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 04.08.2016 | Women

Cecile Richards has had enough with politicians who want to legislate women's health. The Planned Parenthood President made that much clear during a c...

Hey Hey, Ho Ho, HB 2 Has Got to Go

Linda Flanagan | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Linda Flanagan

We have traveled from all over the country to show our support for a woman's right to choose. Inside the building, lawyers for The Center for Reproductive Rights engage in high-stakes legal arguments that challenge recent Texas restrictions on abortion.

Rowan Blanchard And Cecile Richards Had An Empowering Lady Chat

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.22.2016 | Women

Put one woman who has made her mark on the fight for reproductive rights and another who is quickly becoming a voice for her generation in the same ro...

Texas vs. Women's Reproductive Rights

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 02.07.2016 | Women
Marcia G. Yerman

What happens in Texas may not stay in Texas -- a good reason for women across the United States to be concerned. The Supreme Court has been asked t...

PAC Endorses Candidate for the First time during Caucus time

Gloria Noble | Posted 01.23.2016 | Politics
Gloria Noble

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards spent Saturday attending events throughout the state of Iowa encouraging women to support Clinton. On Friday, Stephanie Shriock president of Emily's List, a political action committee dedicated to recruiting, training and supporting Democratic, pro-choice women get elected, endorsed the former secretary of state at a Clinton campaign manager's home in Des Moines.

When It Comes to Choice, Hillary Is the Only Choice

Kathleen Turner | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Kathleen Turner

It's now possible to envision a world where our daughters and granddaughters have fewer rights than we did. With Hillary, we can make sure that bad dream never comes true.

Planned Parenthood President Blasts Congress' 'Hostility Toward Women'

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.30.2015 | Women

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards did not mince words in a recent interview when discussing certain views on women's rights in Congress. In...

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards Discusses Sex Education

Quora | Posted 12.09.2015 | Healthy Living

Absolutely. Sometimes, people think that "sex ed" refers only to talking or teaching about sexual behavior, but that's not true. Sex education is an important way children and teens can learn positive, healthy interpersonal relationship and communication skills.

Was Attack on Planned Parenthood 'Terrorism?'

GVH Live | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics
GVH Live

Last week, Planned Parenthood was the target of a tragic mass shooting when 57-year-old Robert Lewis Dear killed three people and injured nine others.

Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards And The Truth About Its Federal Funding

Quora | Posted 12.08.2015 | Women

There is a great deal of misunderstanding about federal funding and Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood health centers are reimbursed for health services provided, just like all other hospitals and doctors.

Planned Parenthood President: 2016 GOP Candidates ‘Make Mitt Romney Look Like -- A Liberal’

The Huffington Post | Mariam Baksh | Posted 11.11.2015 | Politics

The Republican presidential field has Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards looking wistfully back at 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney. “Everyone...

Republican Interrogations on Camera: Better Than Sex

Cynthia Dill | Posted 10.27.2015 | Politics
Cynthia Dill

Real trials discover truth. Political carnivals dressed up as "hearings," like the inquisitions of Cecile Richards of Planned Parenthood and Hillary Clinton on Benghazi, are about fantasies of power and the outcome of elections.

Cecile Richards' Testimony Is A Model For Hillary Clinton

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off a strong debate performance in Las Vegas this week, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is already digging in for her next ...

Republican Leaders Hard at Work Inventing New Ways to Look Like Total Boobs

Spencer Green | Posted 10.12.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

"Usually we space these things out a bit, but I'm sure we can come up with fresh, exciting ideas to alarm and piss off Americans until the 2016 election and beyond."

What If After 9/11 a Bush Shrugged and Said 'Stuff Happens'?

Mark Green | Posted 10.04.2016 | Politics
Mark Green

2014-02-03-BothSidesNowLogoPlaincolhirescopy1.jpgGuns kill as many Americans every five weeks as did 9/11 -- yet Jeb Bush concludes after the Oregon massacre that nothing can or should be done. Lowry agrees while Reagan doesn't, citing his father. Then they debate Boehner, McCarthy, Planned Parenthood, Syria and Trump.

Planned Parenthood, Unplanned Hearing

Arnold Steinberg | Posted 10.03.2016 | Politics
Arnold Steinberg

The clumsiness has been a hallmark of hearings on Capitol Hill, especially now that the Republicans are in charge. Committee members are more interested in the limelight than in persuading the television audience of any abuses requiring reforms, so that viewers might support a legislative remedy.

Ready for Leadership? Set Your Own Salary

Alexia Parks | Posted 10.01.2016 | Women
Alexia Parks

In a few weeks, I will be introducing Bianca Jagger at a breakfast in Denver hosted by America's Latino ECO Festival. According to MassMedia, Bianca Jagger is the highest-paid activist in the world. Over the past year, she pulled in $58 million between September 2014 and September 2015.

The Bob & Chez Show Podcast: GOP Mansplaining to Planned Parenthood, Plus the 13 Most Punchable Faces in Politics

Bob Cesca | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Jason Chaffetz Gets Owned by Cecile Richards; Carly Fiorina Caught Lying Again; Ted Cruz Makes Crazy Yalping Noises; Trevor Noah on The Daily Show; Bob's Russian Movers; and much more.