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The Planned Parenthood Federation of America, or just Planned Parenthood, is an American non-profit organization. It provides reproductive health care in the United States and around the world. Margaret Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921. It changed its name to Planned Parenthood in 1942. The president of the organization was Cecile Richards until 2018.
Planned Parenthood has two national offices in the United States. One in Washington, D.C., the other in New York City.
The organization has received money from the United States government since 1970.
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