Posts tagged "planned parenthood"

Texas To Cut Off Funding For Poor Women’s Health Care At Planned Parenthood

A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Texas is now allowed to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood clinics that participate in Texas’ Women’s Health Program. Planned Parenthood performs abortions,…

Daley Quinn | August 22, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Planned Parenthood Launches Breast Health Initiative

Did you know that one in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime?

This astonishingly high statistic is one of the many things I…

Daley Quinn | August 21, 2012 - 5:00 pm

Former Susan G. Komen Exec Karen Handel Writes Anti-Planned Parenthood Book

God bless America, the land where you can resign from your job in shame after doing something douchey and then turn around and blame it on the victim of your…

Jessica Wakeman | August 14, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Gay Rights, Planned Parenthood On Agenda At Democratic National Convention

Next month the Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte, North Carolina, where Democratic delegates will nominate President Barack Obama for their candidate. Such events are not just about…

Jessica Wakeman | August 10, 2012 - 3:40 pm

5 Reasons I’m Going To Planned Parenthood’s Youth Organizing & Policy Institutes – And You Should Go, Too

I’m one of the hundreds of people signed up to go to Planned Parenthood’s Youth Organizing & Policy Institutes this fall.  Here are the top five reasons I hope you’ll…

Elizabeth Reaser | August 10, 2012 - 11:00 am

Elizabeth Banks Stands Up For Planned Parenthood

Actress Elizabeth Banks continues to be a magical unicorn from my dreams with this just-released video in support of Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign. Banks talks about why she supports…

Jessica Wakeman | August 8, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Chicago Abortion Death Ruled Accidental

The death of Tonya Reaves, 24, from a D&C (Dilation and Curettage) abortion during her 12th week of pregnancy at a Chicago Planned Parenthood has been ruled an accident by…

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2012 - 5:20 pm

“This Is My Body”: The Video Anti-Abortion Activists Need To See

“If I choose to have sex, I have the right to birth control and to be spared the demeaning insults that you’d never want leveled against your daughter or mother.

Jessica Wakeman | July 24, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Republican Proposes Yet Even More Restrictions On Birth Control

Republican Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-MT) plans to propose a spending bill that would allow employers to deny health insurance coverage for birth control and other contraception based on the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 19, 2012 - 5:40 pm

WTF Chart: Men Overwhelmingly Quoted In Media About Women’s Rights, Abortion & Birth Control

This is a chart made by the media watchdog group about the numbers of women and men quoted in the media in print and on TV on women’s issues.

Jessica Wakeman | June 2, 2012 - 2:00 pm

PA Lawmaker To Introduce Legislation Seeking To Defund Planned Parenthood

A Republican state representative in Pennsylvania will introduce legislation tomorrow that seeks to defund Planned Parenthood. Rep. Daryl Metcalfe’s bill would prioritize health clinics that provide abortion services below…

Jessica Wakeman | May 22, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Judge Rules Texas Can’t Withhold Funding From Planned Parenthood

A federal judge ruled today that a new Texas law banning Planned Parenthood from receiving state funds through its Women’s Health Program — so targeted because it provides abortion…

Jessica Wakeman | April 30, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Planned Parenthood Believes It’s The Target Of A Sting Operation By Anti-Choicers

Planned Parenthood Federation of America clinics in 11 states have reported a string of suspicious incidents where women come in asking questions about sex-selective abortions, leading the organization to believe…

Jessica Wakeman | April 25, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Meet The Guy Who Bombed The Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Clinic Sunday Night

Meet Francis Grady, 50, anti-abortion extremist. On Sunday night, he decided the best way to prevent unwanted pregnancies from being terminated at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Grand Chute, Wisconsin,…

Jessica Wakeman | April 5, 2012 - 5:15 pm

Today’s Lady News: Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Clinic Bombing Suspect Arrested

Wisconsin police have arrested a suspect in Sunday night’s bombing of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Grand Chute. The man’s identity and charges against him are as-of-yet unclear. A…

Jessica Wakeman | April 3, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Explosive Detonated At Planned Parenthood Clinic In Wisconsin Last Night

UPDATE, 1:40p.m.: Mother Jones is reporting the clinic is “temporarily closed” and the FBI has joined an investigation into the bombing. [Mother Jones]

An explosive blew up at a…

Jessica Wakeman | April 2, 2012 - 10:40 am

Mitt Romney Promises To “Get Rid Of” Planned Parenthood

Mitt Romney must think low-income women don’t really need breast exams. And those Pap smears that could detect cervical cancer? So frivolous! Surely that’s the only thing the GOP frontrunner…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2012 - 12:40 pm

One Box Of “Roe Vs. Wafers,” Please

The best part about the Girl Scouts’ dramatic unmasking by a Republican lawmaker in Indiana as a “tactical arm of Planned Parenthood” is that the Scouts can now be honest…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2012 - 2:20 pm

The Girl Scouts Are Actually A Front Organization For Planned Parenthood, Obviously

Oh, my Girl Scout years. Swabbing each other’s cervixes. Examining each other’s breasts for strange lumps. Aborting each other’s unborn children. Those were the days!
Well, not anymore. Thanks, Rep.

Jessica Wakeman | February 21, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Karen Handel Resigns From Susan G. Komen For The Cure

Karen Handel has resigned from her position as senior vice president of public policy at Susan G. Komen for the Cure.  Handel’s resignation letter, after the jump:…

Jessica Wakeman | February 7, 2012 - 11:00 am