Planned Parenthood http://www.kunc.org en Abortion Providers Sue As Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill http://www.kunc.org/post/abortion-providers-sue-wisconsin-governor-signs-bill Wisconsin <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/06/17/191070894/wisconsins-walker-downplays-presidential-buzz">Gov. Scott Walker</a> has signed a bill that would require women seeking an abortion to get an ultrasound. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 23:18:00 +0000 46706 at http://www.kunc.org Supreme Court Declines Review Of Planned Parenthood Case http://www.kunc.org/post/supreme-court-declines-review-planned-parenthood-case In the first Planned Parenthood defunding case to reach the U.S. Supreme Court, <a href="http://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/secretary-of-the-indiana-family-and-social-services-administration-v-planned-parenthood-of-indiana/" target="_blank">the justices have refused to disturb</a> a lower court decision that barred Indiana from stripping Medicaid payments to the organization.<p>More than a dozen states have enacted or considered laws that bar Planned Parenthood from receiving any Medicaid payments for treating poor women. Tue, 28 May 2013 19:11:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 44957 at http://www.kunc.org Supreme Court Declines Review Of Planned Parenthood Case FDA OKs Prescription-Free Plan B Pill For Women 15 And Up http://www.kunc.org/post/fda-oks-prescription-free-plan-b-pill-women-15-and In an effort to find a compromise for a politically fraught issue, the Food and Drug Administration has <a href="http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm350230.htm">approved a proposal</a> to make the emergency contraceptive pill Plan B more available to some younger teens without a prescription and to older women by moving the medication out from behind the pharmacy counter.<p>But the proposal stops short of the full <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/04/05/176368256/judge-rules-morning-after-pill-should-be-available-to-all-ages">over-the-counter, no-age-restriction order</ Wed, 01 May 2013 00:01:00 +0000 Julie Rovner 43670 at http://www.kunc.org FDA OKs Prescription-Free Plan B Pill For Women 15 And Up Obama Says New Abortion Laws Turn Back The Clock http://www.kunc.org/post/obama-tells-planned-parenthood-new-abortion-laws-turn-back-clock President Obama on Friday became the first sitting president to address Planned Parenthood's annual meeting, delivering a strongly worded speech defending the embattled organization.<p>"We shouldn't have to remind people that when it comes to women's health, no politician should get to decide what's best for you," said Obama, who was greeted by sustained applause when he took the stage.<p>Planned Parenthood — the nation's largest provider of reproductive health services, including abortion — and other women's health groups worked hard to re-elect Obama last year and were instrumental in shephe Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:00:00 +0000 43464 at http://www.kunc.org Obama Says New Abortion Laws Turn Back The Clock Few Public Family Planning Centers Accept Insurance, Yet http://www.kunc.org/post/few-public-family-planning-centers-accept-insurance-yet Most women can expect to get contraceptives without paying out of pocket for them thanks to the federal Affordable Care Act.<p>Women who are young or those who are poor and <a href="http://www.kaiserhealthnews.org/Features/Insuring-Your-Health/2013/021913-Michelle-Andrews-on-long-acting-contraceptives.aspx">rely on publicly funded family planning centers</a> for reproductive health services are <a href="http://www.nwlc.org/resource/contraceptive-coverage-health-care-law-frequently-asked-questions">covered</a>, too.<p>But there's a catch. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:09:00 +0000 40396 at http://www.kunc.org Few Public Family Planning Centers Accept Insurance, Yet