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Emily Swanson

Poll Shows Broad Support For Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

A majority of Americans look favorably on Planned Parenthood, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. According to the survey, 53 percent have a v...

Steps Forward, Steps Backward

Steven Conn | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics
Steven Conn

We have come to a point in American life where it is no longer acceptable to be homophobic in polite company, but beating up on pregnant women is still good sport. And, apparently, one that carries few political consequences

Oklahoma Republican Blasts Party For Crusade Against Birth Control

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 10.16.2015 | Politics

In a scathing critique of his Republican colleagues in the Oklahoma state Legislature, Rep. Doug Cox (R-Grove) questioned his party's efforts to restr...

Laura Bassett

Supreme Court Won't Overturn Pro-Planned Parenthood Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to review a lower court decision that prevents the state of Indiana from cutting Planned Parenthood out of ...

Oklahoma Legislature's Wrong Priorities During Crisis

Doug Cox M.D. | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Doug Cox M.D.

I can't be silent when -- at a time of need for care, empathy, and community -- my colleagues in the Oklahoma state legislature are using the last days of session to further restrict Oklahoma women's access to health care.

Laura Bassett

House Republicans Offer Dueling Bills To Defund Planned Parenthood

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 01.08.2013 | Politics

House Republicans are so eager to strip federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood that two of them have introduced identical bills to do s...

Judge Deals Blow To Planned Parenthood

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.26.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- A federal judge on Monday denied a request by Planned Parenthood to temporarily block Oklahoma from terminating a contract with the a...

Judge Rules Against Texas In Dispute Over Planned Parenthood

AP | NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 12.21.2012 | Politics

WACO, Texas -- Texas' request to force the U.S. Health and Human Services to continue funding its Women's Health Program was denied Friday, as a judge...

Planned Parenthood, Planned Republican Attack

Bob Hagan | Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics
Bob Hagan

The important question for Ohio is now: Will Republican Gov. Kasich sign a bill that is both medically unsound and fiscally irresponsible?

John Celock

Powerful Agency's Big Change

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

The new composition of an obscure but powerful council in New Hampshire could usher in big changes for the state, including the return of funding for ...

Planned Parenthood Takes Up Big Battle

AP | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY — Planned Parenthood is suing the head of the Oklahoma Department of Health over the agency's decision to withdraw federal funding...

Amanda Terkel

Planned Parenthood President Outlines Plan If Romney Wins

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Mitt Romney wins Tuesday's presidential election, one of the first groups that could take a hit is Planned Parenthood. Romney has pro...

Texas Woman Searches For Health Care As State Officials Move To Defund Planned Parenthood

Posted 10.29.2012 | Politics

By Mary Tuma When Texas decided to exclude Planned Parenthood clinics from its Medicaid-funded women’s health care program, women like Crysta...

Laura Bassett

Court: State Can't Cut Off Funding For Planned Parenthood Over Abortions

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.23.2012 | Politics

The state of Indiana cannot withhold Medicaid funding from the local Planned Parenthood affiliate because some of its clinics offer abortions, a feder...

Is This the Best Way to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research?

Hayley Rose Horzepa | Posted 12.22.2012 | Women
Hayley Rose Horzepa

By continuing to condone the use of this terminology in breast cancer awareness campaigns, women send the message that we're okay with the objectification of women and our "boobies."

Federal Judge Blocks Anti-Planned Parenthood Law

Reuters | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX, Oct 19 (Reuters) - A federal judge blocked Arizona on Friday from applying a new law that bars Planned Parenthood's health clinics from recei...

Message in a Bottle: Romney's Presidency Two Years in

Karl Frisch | Posted 12.16.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

I write this missive in the year 2014 from my small, poorly ventilated office in the Shandong Province of China where my job and millions of others have been outsourced by President Mitt Romney and his Republican allies in Congress.

Mitt Romney's Moment of Truth

Menachem Rosensaft | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics
Menachem Rosensaft

Here are three issues Governor Romney should be asked about at the next debate or in any media interviews he might give between now and Election Day.

Laura Bassett

'Planned Bullyhood:' A Tell-All Memoir On Planned Parenthood-Komen Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen executive who spearheaded the effort to stop sending breast cancer screening grants to Planned Parenthood, all...

It's Time to Mess With Texas

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 10.24.2012 | Impact
Sarah O'Leary

No one among us can change the politics or the politicians in Texas in time to avert this politically motivated, disastrous misjudgment. However, we can change the tide.

New Planned Parenthood Project Funded By Donations In Wake Of Komen Flap

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 08.23.2012 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains announced this week that it is launching a new breast cancer...

Birth Control Battles and Women in Tech

Penny Herscher | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology
Penny Herscher

Women working in technology are on the cutting edge, creating jobs and changing our world in dramatic, powerful ways. But we can't do that if politicians in Washington restrict our ability to plan our families and our futures.

Texas Planned Parenthood Perseveres, For Now

AP | WILL WEISSERT and PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Planned Parenthood said Wednesday that Texas clinics are operating like normal for now, even as state officials move to quickly ...

Mitt Romney and the Temple of Womb

Karl Frisch | Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

"America's Comeback Team" of Romney/Ryan will come back for women's choice, women's health and women's pay, and they will not stop until all of the progress made in the fight for women's equality over the past 50 years has been erased.

Obama Campaign Ad Blasts Romney-Ryan On Women's Health

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 08.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Continuing its attacks on the GOP ticket over women's health issues, the Obama campaign released an ad late Friday blasting presumptive ...