Ted Cruz is Seeking Out a Way to Defund Planned Parenthood
Ted Cruz is Seeking Out a Way to Defund Planned Parenthood
By Raquel Reichard | 07/22/2015 - 13:41

On Tuesday, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called to defund

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Latina Reproductive Rights Activism
Planned Parenthood’s Raíz Carries On Latina Reproductive Rights Tradition
By Raquel Reichard | 07/17/2015 - 16:23

It’s been said that communities that suffer the most from restrictions on reproductive rights do not organize on their

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Latinas Discuss the Benefits of Contraception with #BirthControlHelpedMe Hashtag
Latinas Share Contraception Stories with #BirthControlHelpedMe
By Raquel Reichard | 06/22/2015 - 17:15

A new campaign by Planned Parenthood Federation of America is asking people an important question: What has

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Texas Latina Protests Budget Proposal That Could Cut Cancer Screening Funding
Texas Latina Protests Budget Proposal That Could Cut Cancer Screening Funding
By Raquel Reichard | 06/11/2015 - 13:43

Sadie Hernandez has seen the sun rise and set from the steps of Texas Gov.

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Doctor and patient
National Minority Health Month: Prevention Is the Key to Better Health in Our Communities
By Diali Avila | 04/15/2014 - 11:43

Some of you reading this may be a little tired of hearing about health insurance.

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Cecile Richards
House Ignores Texans, Approves Dangerous Bill to Virtually Ban Abortion
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 07/10/2013 - 10:16

More than 1,000 Texans rallied in Houston on Tuesday for Planned Parenthood's "Stand with Texas Women' bus tour stop in a final attempt to stop legislators from passing a bill that could virtually ban abortion. But, their continued protests were unsuccessful.

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Komen Agrees to Continue Funding Planned Parenthood And Supporting Latinas
By Sugey Palomares | 02/03/2012 - 12:27

Despite recent reports that the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation would cut funding and preventive care for the non-profit family-planning organization Planned Parenthood, the foundation has decided to reverse its decision. “We will continue to fund existing grants, including those of Planned Parenthood, and preserve their eligibility to apply for future grants, while maintaining the ability of our affiliates to make funding decisions that meet the needs of their communities," said the group.

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Women's Healthcare
Our Reproductive Health Under Attack: How a New Bill Would Affect Latinas
By Grace Bastidas | 03/10/2011 - 18:11

Politicians have been waging a war against women across the country, pushing an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood and other free or low-cost clinics vital for our reproductive health. The amendment has already made it past the House of Representatives and could go even further if U.S. Representative Mike Pence (R-Ind.), who introduced the amendment, has his way. We talked to Jessica Gonzalez-Rojas, deputy director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), to find out how this would impact us directly.

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Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood Teams up with LATINA to Reach Hispanic Women
By Mariela Rosario | 02/07/2011 - 16:45

Latina magazine's editor in chief and co-president Galina Espinoza hosted a special media event this morning with Planned Parenthood to address the disparity in sexual health care among Latinas.

Standing alongside Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and the Director of Latino Engagement Destiny Lopez, the women highlghted the positive effect that reproductive health and education can have for our community. As it stands currently:

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