A message from Tumblr’s CEO and Planned Parenthood’s president: tech leaders must support women’s health care

At a SXSW panel later today, Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, and David Karp, the founder and CEO of Tumblr will be discussing the launch of an initiative to garner support for Planned Parenthood from the tech community, using #TechStandsWithPP as their rallying hashtag. Karp is a board member of Planned Parenthood, and last month Tumblr employees donated $80,000 to the organization.

Planned Parenthood is currently under pressure from the Trump administration and the Republican-controlled Congress, which have pledged to eliminate the significant support the health care nonprofit receives from the federal government.

When Planned Parenthood was founded a century ago, it was illegal to even hand out information about...

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via The Verge
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