Screen Shot 2017-08-11 at 12.21.56 PMThe 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 Planned Parenthood.

Here are three ways to take action:

ACA Repeal Graphic 1Share the statement of support and encourage other people of faith to sign.

“I oppose any measures that roll back the expansion of Medicaid, deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions, restrict coverage for abortion care, or defund Planned Parenthood. My faith teaches me to pursue justice and health for all people.”


Comprehensive, affordable health care including access to Planned Parenthood is a moral imperative by Kentina Washington Leapheart

“For more than fifty years, religious leaders and people of faith played a critical role in helping women get access to safe, affordable reproductive healthcare. The first 100 days of this new administration have been no exception.”

MAHWhy This Pastor Supports the Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood by Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey

“Denying healthcare to people because they are poor and stripping healthcare from rural communities and communities of color repudiates the teachings and values of most religious traditions. It is certainly a repudiation of the life and teachings of Jesus.”


Thank youReligious Institute thank you to abortion providers on Provider Appreciation Day (March 10)

“By giving patients access to care as well as trusting and supporting them, abortion providers affirm the inherent dignity and worth of their patients.”


Griswold“I faithfully support Planned Parenthood”  by Rev. Elizabeth Griswold

“Knowing what a miracle this healthcare can be, I’ve been proud to organize with Clergy for Choice, to do public speaking at Planned Parenthood gatherings, and to sit on a panel for a Planned Parenthood fundraising event.”


Rev. Marie at the press conference expressing her support for Planned Parenthood.

“I stand with Planned Parenthood because they provide care for the people who need it most.”

Religious Institute Director of Programs for Reproductive justice and Sexuality education Kentina Washington Leapheart expresses her support for Planned Parenthood.

“Planned Parenthood provides essential services for the most vulnerable in our society.”