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Planned Parenthood Gears Up For 2016 Amid Mounting Attacks

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Planned Parenthood’s political arm launched its 2016 election program on Tuesday, signaling that it will hold accountable candida...

Democrats Coin A More Accurate Name For House Committee Probing Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans have convened a Select Investigative Panel to investigate "the grisly practices of big abortion providers." But ...

The Republicans Investigating Planned Parenthood Might Have A Tiny Bias

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

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Even Marty McFly Stands With Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.21.2015 | Comedy

Planned Parenthood has been attacked wildly by the right for years, but last month was especially misguided. When the organization's preside...

Texas Says Planned Parenthood Will No Longer Receive State Medicaid Funds

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

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Judge: Louisiana Cannot Defund Planned Parenthood -- For Now

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A federal judge has blocked Louisiana's efforts to defund Planned Parenthood clinics in the state, finding that more ...

Hillary Clinton Was The Debate's First -- And Last -- Candidate To Bring Up Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.14.2015 | Politics

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Planned Parenthood Will Cover Cost Of Fetal Tissue Programs

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.13.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Responding to a furor over undercover videos, Planned Parenthood says it will maintain programs at some of its clinics that mak...

Unsuspecting Ways That the Planned Parenthood Hearing Missed the Mark on Women's Health

Amy Hubbard | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Amy Hubbard

It's not inherently dangerous to debate Planned Parenthood's right to exist and receive public funding, but it is dangerous to continue to debate women's right to healthcare as opposed to their actual access to it.

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 pu...

GOP Probe Into Planned Parenthood Funding Comes Up Empty

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Thursday that the GOP's investigati...

Republicans Must Pick a Woman for House Speaker

John A. Tures | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Now that Rep. Kevin McCarthy has bowed out of the race to replace House Speaker John Boehner, there's only one logical choice to replace him: Washington Congresswoman Catherine McMorris Rodgers.

In The Planned Parenthood Firestorm, All That's Missing Are The Facts

Jessica Waters | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics
Jessica Waters

If we want to really discuss the ethics of abortion, and of fetal tissue research, let's have a conversation based on science, law and fact. Political maneuvering and grandstanding do not give these issues -- or women -- the respect they deserve.

Toddler Gets Why We Need Planned Parenthood Better Than Some Adults

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Women

Poet and activist Staceyann Chin stands with Planned Parenthood, and so does her daughter, Zuri. In a video posted on Chin's YouTube ch...

Seth Meyers' Planned Parenthood Argument Makes GOP Look Silly ... Well, Sillier

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.04.2015 | Comedy

On Wednesday Night, Seth Meyers addressed the Republican attack on Planned Parenthood, highlighting some of the more ridiculous moments from a co...

Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

Anna Waletzko | Posted 10.01.2015 | College
Anna Waletzko

When will we, as a country, accept that a woman's body is her own? When will we stop policing women's bodies, and start accepting that she is capable of making the decisions for herself?

House Chair: Planned Parenthood Doesn't Need Federal Money

AP | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Planned Parenthood's first congressional appearance since being embarrassed by surreptitiously recorded videos, a Hous...

Today, We Fight Back

Cecile Richards | Posted 09.30.2015 | Politics
Cecile Richards

We know exactly what Planned Parenthood does for millions of people in this country, and we will not let those committed to ending abortion access use fraud and deception to cut millions of people off from high-quality preventive care.

Anti-Abortion Groups Split On Whether Government Should Shut Down Over Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The nation's most high-profile anti-abortion groups are divided about whether a government shutdown is really the most effective way to...

17 Women Share How Planned Parenthood Transformed Their Lives

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 09.18.2015 | Women

Despite the fact that the majority of Americans back the use of federal funds for Planned Parenthood, the United State House of Representatives voted...

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

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.19.2015 | Politics

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GOP Congressman Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Shutdown Threats

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) broke with his fellow conservatives Wednesday and publicly came out against the idea of shutting down th...

Reflections on Planned Parenthood, Clinton and ACORN

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 09.08.2015 | Politics
Anhvinh Doanvo

Unsubstantiated ideas are frequently published in the news media without a rigorous investigation into their veracity. Following their initial publication, these ideas are cited and re-cited by other news media organizations, and sometimes the originators themselves, creating a phenomenon known as "circular reporting," repeatedly breathing life into lies so long as they are not fact-checked.

How the Left Can Put the Planned Parenthood Debacle Behind It and Restore Integrity to the Abortion Debate

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

I grew up in a strict Catholic home, where there was zero tolerance of an alternative take on abortion. Partially in reaction, I've been pro-choice ...

The Attack on Planned Parenthood Is an Attack on the Impoverished

Matt Hartman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics
Matt Hartman

Defunding the largest organization providing education and pregnancy prevention services will only increase the percentage of young people relegated into poverty, not only in this generation but also for generations to come.