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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 ...

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...

Abstinence Got Me Pregnant

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.31.2012 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

My father ruined any shot I had at teen pregnancy the night senior second baseman Mike Sheridan came to call at our home and my dad answered the door conveniently cleaning his Magnum .45.

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 ...

Laura Bassett

Republican Sponsors Bill To Protect Planned Parenthood Funding | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood does not have many GOP friends in Congress, but one rare, pro-choice Republican in the House of Representatives stuck his neck out ...

Lucia Graves

Dem's Pro-Life Voting Record Sparks Debate | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.07.2012 | Politics

While Democrats and Republicans have been arguing throughout the campaign season about women's reproductive rights, the issue has now taken center sta...

Jan Brewer Signs Planned Parenthood Funding Ban

AP | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill to cut off Planned Parenthood's access to taxpayer money funneled through the state for no...

Laura Bassett

Planned Parenthood In Ohio, Wisconsin Under Legislative Fire | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON-- The GOP may insist that there is no war on women, but the campaign against Planned Parenthood, which provides health care to one in five ...

Susan G. Komen Foundation Awards Grants To Planned Parenthood

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

The Susan G. Komen Foundation for the Cure will fund at least 17 Planned Parenthood affiliates in 2012. The number of grants is about the same numb...