Approximately 1 in 5 women rely on Planned Parenthood for health care. Each year, Planned Parenthood serves 2.5 million people. Nearly half of Planned Parenthood’s patients are people of color, and many live in rural areas.
“Our point was to say her body was a body of christ just like our bodies are bodies of Christ. What would happen if we saw everybody’s body as a body of Christ?”
Gorsuch has a consistent record of sanctioning legal harms done to marginalized communities. His legal decisions and the constitutional conservatism underpinning them have shown little regard for those who are not white, male, cisgender, heterosexual, or Christian.
The Religious Institute is helping people of faith express their support for Planned Parenthood and the health care they provide. We know that stripping access to health care from millions of people is both immoral and hypocritical, yet that is what politicians are trying to do. Please let them know that people of faith support […]
To endorse the statement below, please fill out this form. As religious leaders and people of faith, we give thanks for the compassionate health care Planned Parenthood provides. Planned Parenthood is an integral part of our health care system, providing access to reproductive and preventative health care to people of all ages, races, gender identities, […]
Repealing the ACA and defunding Planned Parenthood would be catastrophic to millions of people, disproportionately affecting poor people, people of color, and LGBTQ people.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Drew Konow, email@example.com, 203-222-0055 Religious Institute Releases Statement from People of Faith in Support of Planned Parenthood Statement urges Congress to abandon attempts to deny funds for Planned Parenthood, calls for access to health care, lifts up values of love of neighbor and care for the vulnerable. March 1, 2017—Today, people […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Drew Konow, firstname.lastname@example.org, 203-222-0055 September 23, 2016—As we continue to see violence enacted by the police on Black men, we at the Religious Institute say their names and mourn their deaths. Terence Crutcher. Keith Lamont Scott. Once again, we proclaim that when Black people are targeted by racist systems that perpetuate […]
For 40 years, politicians have used the Hyde Amendment, which denies coverage for abortion for those insured through Medicaid, to interfere in women’s health decisions. For those struggling to make ends meet—including people of color, low-income women, young people, and immigrants—a coverage ban might as well be a ban on abortion altogether. In the last […]
From the compassionate spiritual care of chaplains at abortion clinics to the millions of lay people working to end abortion stigma, religious support goes largely unnoticed. This contributes to a widely held misconception that all people of faith and religious leaders oppose abortion access.