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Defunding Planned Parenthood

A Message to Speaker Ryan - Let It Go

Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics
Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman

While I'm honored to have been selected to serve on this committee as an advocate for women's health, the truth is that the Select Committee to Attack Women's Health is political theatre with no substantive purpose.

New Rule: Only Women Legislators Should Be Allowed to Vote on Women's Issues

Paul Abrams | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Paul Abrams

It is sad and embarrassing to admit this, but the impetus for most of these reproductive control bills has come from men. Over time, the number of men that believe they must control women like this will decline. But women cannot await universal male enlightenment.

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood Sues Arizona To Block Defunding Law | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood Arizona filed a lawsuit on Monday against a newly signed law that would prevent Medicaid patients in the state from choosing Planne...

Laura Bassett

Another State May Defund Planned Parenthood | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

Pennsylvania State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will introduce legislation on Wednesday that would defund Planned Parenthood, adding his state to a ...

Romney: Let's 'Get Rid Of' Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney is doubling down on his commitment to defund Planned Parenthood, telling a reporter in Missouri that he would "get rid of" the country's b...

Shades of Pink: Komen and Planned Parenthood

Deborah Stambler | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Deborah Stambler

Frankly, I am tired of this controversy. It's a private matter for women and those she chooses to share with. The laws in this country are not dictated by religious beliefs, no matter how powerful the beliefs of those running for public office.

Breast Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

BY DAVID CRARY, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK — The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partners...

Laura Bassett

Kansas Planned Parenthood Ruling Could Protect It In Other States | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics

A federal judge in Kansas issued another victory for Planned Parenthood on Monday, temporarily blocking the implementation of a law that would have de...

Laura Bassett

Federal Court May Strike Down Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mitch Daniels (R-Ind.) is on the verge of signing a bill that would bar Medicaid patients from receiving any kind of health care at Planned Paren...

Elise Foley

House Republican: Keeping Funding From Abortions Is Why We Were Elected | Elise Foley | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans won the House in November partially based on a mandate to defund Planned Parenthood, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, head of the conse...

Elise Foley

GOP Defections In House Funding Vote Hint At Trouble Ahead | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a three-week stopgap funding bill on Tuesday by a vote of 271 to 158, fending off the threat of a go...