Featured Alerts

It's Time to Fix the Helms Amendment

For decades, the U.S. government has treated the Helms Amendment as a blanket ban on the use of U.S. foreign aid funds to provide abortion care overseas. This overly strict interpretation of the law has meant that all around the world, women in the most desperate of circumstances—those who have been raped, those whose lives are endangered by their pregnancies—cannot count on finding help from clinics funded by the United States. It's time for that to change.

Not My Boss' Business

The Supreme Court got it wrong in the Hobby Lobby case. Now, our allies in Congress are fighting back.

Other Advocacy Issues

3 Ways Congress Can Support Family Planning

In early April, nearly 150 enthusiastic Population Connection supporters from across the U.S. convened in Washington D.C. to voice their support for international family planning. They swarmed the halls of Congress to urge support for real investment in family planning programs. It was an amazing showing and had a real impact. Now, it’s up to all of us.

End the Global Gag Rule: Support the Global Democracy Promotion Act

President Obama may have repealed the Global Gag Rule when he came into office, but the threat it poses to U.S. family planning programs still remains. This dangerous, hypocritical, and undemocratic policy must never again be allowed to undermine the health and rights of women and families around the world. We MUST end the Global Gag Rule forever.

Stop the Lies: Support the SDAWS Act

So-called "Crisis Pregnancy Centers" have spent years lying to women and getting away with it. It's time to hold them accountable.

Thank Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Senator Jeanne Shaheen stood up for women and families around the world by offering an amendment to the Senate State and Foreign Operations funding bill that would permanently repeal the Global Gag Rule. The amendment passed 19-11, with bipartisan support.

It's Time for Real Investment in Family Planning

Today there are more than 222 million women in the developing world who have unmet need for family planning. It's time for the U.S. to make family planning a priority.


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