Tag: Planned Parenthood

WNBA Team Plans to Give Planned Parenthood Major Assist

The ownership group of the WNBA’s Seattle Storm is writing its own playbook on how to engage with the community. On July 18, the team will hold its inaugural “Stand with Planned Parenthood” rally in KeyArena’s West Plaza. The event will cap off with $5 from each ticket sale that…

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Planned Parenthood CEO: 'We aren't going anywhere'

In an interview with Rolling Stone, Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards addressed President-elect Donald Trump’s plan to defund the organization, which has largely been seen as an attack on women’s rights, and said the organization is not going down without a fight. “Some of our states have been under attack…

Obama Becomes First Sitting President to Address Planned Parenthood

By Dara Sharif President Obama last week reassured Planned Parenthood and its supporters that they had his full support when it comes to defending a woman’s right to choose. “When it comes to a woman’s health, no politician should get to decide what’s best for you,” Obama said during Planned…

Did Komen's Lack of Board Diversity Cause Its Crisis

The nonprofit Susan G. Komen organization’s board of directors is mostly Texan, homogeneousand wealthy. Here’s how the lack of diversity fueled its misstep over funding to Planned Parenthood, which resulted in a PR fiasco and a marketplace lack of confidence that will be hard to repair. The organization, which fights…