Planned Parenthood of Michigan offices swamped with birth control requests

On a normal day, Planned Parenthood of Michigan receives about 10 calls from women wanting to make appointments for long-acting reversible contraceptives, such as IUDs and implants.

After the Nov. 8 election, the organization was flooded with calls for appointments from frantic women who worried that their access to such reproductive health choices may be threatened by a new administration, the group’s President and CEO Lori Carpentier told an audience celebrating Planned Parenthood’s 100th year, and its 50th year in Kalamazoo.  Read More