Roe Turns 47: More at Risk Than Ever Before

A poster in our Lewiston Family Planning office.


On the 47th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the 1973 US Supreme Court decision that established the constitutional right to safe and legal abortion, Maine Family Planning is affirming recent victories and girding for the battle ahead. With the passage of LD 820, Maine law now requires public and private health insurance that covers prenatal […]

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Young Mainers: Know Your Rights!

Two Minors' Rights to Health Care in Maine pamphlets laid on table. One is open and the other is closed.

Abortion, Birth Control, HIV/AIDS, Sex Ed

Pop quiz: Carmen is 14 years old, lives in Maine, and wants to go on birth control, but doesn’t want to ask their parents. Can Carmen get a birth control method without involving their parents? Answer: Yes! Maine law empowers teens to take control of their sexual and reproductive health. Minors in Maine are allowed […]

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