2016 Election

Fair Wage Maine

All too often we hear from our patients that were it not for Planned Parenthood, women would have to decide between getting health care or paying their rent. Patient stories like, Ashley, a tipped worker, living paycheck to paycheck, came to us in July suffering from an allergic reaction to her birth control. She was scared, uninsured, worried she would miss work and not sure how she was going to afford treatment – the cost was almost double what she could afford. Thankfully we were here to help and provide her the care she needed, but the experience had a lasting impact on Ashley, who asked  “If I can’t even afford to pay for birth control, how am I going to be able to support a child?” 

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