Planned Parenthood app tries to close reproductive care gap

In the last year, the U.S. has seen dozens of coordinated political efforts by Republicans against abortion and other reproductive healthcare. The most damaging and invasive of these policy moves is the so-called that went into effect on July 11. Under this new policy clinics which provide abortions, or even refer patients to get abortions, are ineligible for Title X funding. The organization already had a lot of people to care for and not a lot of resources, and now the situation is even direr. But this week they announced a new tool in their arsenal to help patients, the . This new app allows patients in 27 states to get birth control prescriptions, as well as medication to treat …