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Defund Planned Parenthood

A Modest Proposal for the 21st Century

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 04.02.2016 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

This week I use this space to offer a suggestion that will save the taxpayers money, increase the efficiency of government and enable those in Congress to more accurately reflect voters' wills. The only surprising thing is that no one has come up with this idea before now.

Moderate John Kasich Just Defunded Planned Parenthood In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 02.22.2016 | Politics

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Sunday signed a bill that effectively defunds Planned Parenthood in his state. The bill strips state and some federal fun...

Donald Trump Stands By Planned Parenthood -- Except On Abortion

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.21.2016 | Politics

Donald Trump defended his support of Planned Parenthood on Sunday, saying the organization does good work that, quite frankly, men aren't in the best ...

When It Comes to Choice, Hillary Is the Only Choice

Kathleen Turner | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Kathleen Turner

It's now possible to envision a world where our daughters and granddaughters have fewer rights than we did. With Hillary, we can make sure that bad dream never comes true.

Kansas Governor Cuts Off Planned Parenthood Funding

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 01.14.2016 | Politics

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback has ordered state officials to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood and its affiliates through the state Medicaid prog...

Congress Votes Yet Again To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.07.2016 | Politics

The 114th Congress will kick off the new year on Wednesday by voting an eighth time to strip federal funds from Planned Parenthood, the nation's large...

Republicans May Have Given Up On Defunding Planned Parenthood

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 12.02.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite pledges by some conservative Republicans to defund Planned Parenthood, House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy...

Calling the Bonfire Black

Shan Wells | Posted 12.02.2015 | Denver
Shan Wells

So typical...

Democrats Push To Fold Planned Parenthood Panel After Shooting

The Huffington Post | Matt Fuller | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the days since the Planned Parenthood shooting in Colorado Springs, Democrats and Republicans have taken different tacks in addressin...

Planned Parenthood Probes Find No Wrongdoing, But The Damage Has Still Been Done

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If an organization is accused of a crime but there's no evidence it committed that crime, should the organization still be punished for ...

18 Real Things Republicans Have Said About Abortion And Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

Republican lawmakers have some... interesting views on abortion. In many states, women are already required to jump through incredible financially dra...

Defunding Planned Parenthood Wouldn't Affect Me -- And That Should Matter To Everyone

Michelle Tang | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics
Michelle Tang

While defunding Planned Parenthood won't make the slightest difference in my everyday life, it could dramatically impact already-marginalized women and negatively affect our economy. Here's why.

Planned Parenthood Chief Rips GOP For Grandstanding During House Hearing

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After enduring a marathon House hearing on Tuesday during which GOP representatives frequently interrupted her, Planned Parenthood presi...

Planned Parenthood Scores Legal Victory In Utah

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept 29 (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood's Utah chapter won an initial round in court on Tuesday challenging an attempt by the governor ...

Watch Jason Chaffetz React As He’s Accused Of 'Beating Up On A Woman' Over Her Pay

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) laid into Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) on Tuesday for grilling Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richard...

White House Threatens To Veto Budget Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood

Reuters | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Sept 24 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama would veto legislation to continue funding the government if it strips federal money for P...

Boehner Coup Talk Has House GOP On Edge

The Hill | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

Growing chatter about a possible coup against Speaker John Boehner has set Capitol Hill on edge. Talk that conservatives might use a government-fundin...

Hillary Clinton: 'Republicans Should Be Ashamed' Over Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.19.2015 | Politics

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton said Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives "should be ashamed" for holding a vote to defund...

Obama Threatens To Veto Planned Parenthood Defunding Bill

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama "strongly opposes" and would veto a pair of House bills that would strip federal funds from Planned Parenthood an...

Nowhere To Go: What Cutting Planned Parenthood Does To Women's Health

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 11.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans fighting to cut off federal funding to Planned Parenthood often argue it wouldn't harm women's health, because other medical...

John Kasich Points Out The Idiocy Of Shutting Down The Government Over Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 09.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Sunday reminded his party that shutting down the government in an effort...

States Trying To Defund Planned Parenthood May Be Breaking Federal Law

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - The U.S. government has warned states moving to defund women's health group Planned Parenthood that they may be in conf...

Democrats Block Vote On Planned Parenthood Defunding

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

Senate Democrats blocked a vote on a bill Monday that would have stripped federal funds from Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest family plannin...

Mitch McConnell Says 'Women's Health' Five Times In Attempt To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made a statement announcing he is fast-tracking legislation to defund Planned Parenthood, he used ...

Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.29.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a group of GOP senators huddled Tuesday afternoon to discuss the recently released undercover "sting" videos of Planned Parenthood...