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A Messy Exit Leaves Planned Parenthood at a Philosophical Crossroads

WASHINGTON — Leana Wen had already made a name for herself as Baltimore’s health commissioner when…

Planned Parenthood Removes Leana Wen as President

Planned Parenthood on Tuesday removed its president after less than a year in the job, seeking…

Biden, in Interview With Sharpton, Tries to Defuse Criticism of Remarks on Segregationists

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday sought to tamp down anger over his…

Biden Talks Up Support for Abortion Rights at Planned Parenthood Gathering

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Saturday sought to reassure abortion-rights activists about his…

As Passions Flare in Abortion Debate, Many Americans Say ‘It’s Complicated’

PITTSBURGH — Abortion is an issue that Lynndora Smith-Holmes goes back and forth on. “Six of…

Planned Parenthood to Host Women’s Health Forum for 2020 Democrats

Planned Parenthood is set to host a forum on reproductive rights for the Democratic primary field…

Supreme Court Sidesteps Abortion Question in Ruling on Indiana Law

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld an Indiana state law that required fetal remains…

Republicans’ Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive

WASHINGTON — With grisly claims that Democrats promote “birth day abortions” and are “the party of…

Republicans’ Extreme Messaging on Abortion Puts Democrats on the Defensive

WASHINGTON — With grisly claims that Democrats promote “birth day abortions” and are “the party of…

Corner Office: Leana Wen of Planned Parenthood Wants to Tackle the ‘Fundamental Unfairness in Our System’

When Leana Wen became president of Planned Parenthood last year, she had big shoes to fill.…

With ‘Unplanned,’ Abortion Opponents Turn Toward Hollywood

CLIFTON, N.J. — It was a rare packed house for a weeknight in the suburbs, and…

Trump Administration Gives Family Planning Grant to Anti-Abortion Group

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration took an important step on Friday in its push to restrict…

Tennessee House Passes Bill to Ban Abortion After Detection of Fetal Heartbeat

The Tennessee House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday that would ban abortion after a…

Trump Administration Blocks Funds for Planned Parenthood and Others Over Abortion Referrals

The Trump administration issued a rule on Friday barring organizations that provide abortion referrals from receiving…