Joss Whedon made a video to explain why Planned Parenthood is important. In 3 minutes.

Two different outcomes powerfully explain what happens when Planned Parenthood isn't around.

Ever wonder what would happen if the people who want to get Planned Parenthood shut down got their way?

In 2011, Texas cut off most of Planned Parenthood's funding in the state. Planned Parenthood served around 50,000 patients there at the time. The result? One-quarter of publicly funded health clinics shut down. And there was a 35% drop in claims for long-acting birth control. As a result, there was a 30% increase in Medicaid-paid births.

Women in Texas, particularly those in poverty, have seen a significant loss of access to health care services and birth control — which would prevent them from getting pregnant and potentially needing an abortion.

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Everything wrong with how millennials are talked to about voting in one video.

Millennials make up 31% of the voting-eligible population of the U.S.

Nearly 70 million voting-age millennials could help swing next month's election — if they vote.

An April 2016 Pew Research study found that voting-age millennials (adults between the ages of 18 and 35) have nearly tied baby boomers (ages 52-70) in terms of their share of the electorate, both making up 31% of the voting-eligible population in the U.S.

Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images.

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These Hollywood stars want you to help them 'Save the Day' this November.

It's never been more important to make your voice heard. This election, cast a ballot.

Joss Whedon assembled (most of) the Avengers — plus other super-famous people who sometimes play super-people — for a very important message about the upcoming election.

Yet another celebrity video on why you should vote. Only this time they're adding even more famous people because voting is kinda really super important. (via YouTube/SaveTheDay.Vote & storyful)

Posted by Upworthy on Thursday, September 22, 2016

They need our help to save the day, and there's one thing each of us can do on Nov. 8, 2016, to make that happen: Vote.

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