Obama to Headline Planned Parenthood Gala

Photo Credit: Politico President Obama will deliver the keynote address at Planned Parenthood’s Gala dinner, which will honor Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Dr. Ruth Westheimer and ‘Girls’ star Lena Dunham.

The event Thursday in Washington will celebrate “champions of women’s health,” the organization announced Tuesday.

“President Obama has done more than any president in history for women’s health and rights,” Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards said in a statement. “He understands that access to birth control and preventive health care are economic issues for women and their families.

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