planned parenthood

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Planned Parenthood

 
an organization that provides reproductive health care services, including the promotion of accessible means of voluntary fertility control, operation of clinics, conduction of educational programs, conduction of research, and dissemination of information.

planned parenthood

a philosophical framework central to the development of contraceptive methods, contraceptive counseling, and family planning programs and clinics. Advocates hold that each woman has the right to decide when to conceive and bear children and that contraceptive and gynecological care and information should be available to help her become or prevent becoming pregnant. See also contraception.

planned parenthood

The concept that a couple or a woman may choose when to conceive and give birth. This is, of course, accomplished only by the careful and proper use of some form of birth control.
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The issue of confidentiality notwithstanding, Welsh is convinced that some minors are unable to obtain abortions because of the logistical problems entailed in getting to court, a view shared by Thomas Webber, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood of Minnesota.
Most recently, Johnson was chief financial officer for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
The increase occurred the same year Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota opened two suburban "express" mall stores targeting young women with scented oils, candles, and referrals to its St.
Susan Rauscher, director of the diocese's Department for Social Awareness, said the General Mills Foundation contributes $17,000 to $18,000 annually to Planned Parenthood of Minnesota.
Her past board experience includes the United Way of Minneapolis, Abbott Northwestern Hospital, WomenVenture, Planned Parenthood of Minnesota and Guthrie Theater among others.
PAC (Planned Parenthood Federal PAC), $7,243 from the Planned Parenthood Advocacy Fund (Boston, MA), $63,394 from the Florida Alliance of Planned Parenthood, $209,931 from Planned Parenthood Advocates Mar Monte (Sacramento, CA), $23,960 from Planned Parenthood of Minnesota Action, $56,362 from Planned Parenthood Los Angeles County, and $18,700 from the Planned Parenthood Action Fund of Santa Barbara, CA (as reported at www.
Possis is a development associate for Planned Parenthood of Minnesota and from 1983 to 1991 held a variety of sales and marketing positions with West Publishing Company, a leading national legal publisher.

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