Planned Parenthood has been helping students at the College with their reproductive health concerns for the past 40 years, until now. As of this year, Planned Parenthood no longer provides services to the College community, and Student Health Services has taken on the responsibilities of providing students with accessible reproductive health care on campus.
Those without female anatomy, financial hardship or a need for hormone treatment may not have noticed the lasting effects of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s 2010 decision to cut funding for family planning.
Planned Parenthood celebrated 100 years of providing compassionate and accessible health care for its patients last October. Despite the lifesaving care Planned Parenthood provides, patients’ access to care is being threatened as it never has been before.