Posts tagged "planned parenthood"

Komen Reverses Decision On Defunding Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen for the Cure just released a statement this morning announcing it will reverse its decision to defund Planned Parenthood and continue to fund breast exams for women…

Jessica Wakeman | February 3, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Billionaire Bloomberg Will Donate Up To $250K To Planned Parenthood

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire behind Bloomberg financial services and the mayor of New York City, announced today he would donate up to $250,000 in matching gifts to Planned Parenthood…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Susan G. Komen For The Cure Web Site Was Hacked Last Night

Last night, the website for Susan G. Komen for the Cure was hacked! According to The Atlantic Wire, visitors were redirected to a dummy site with a mocked up page…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Susan G. Komen Cancer Charity Halts Grants To Planned Parenthood

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the charity synonymous with breast cancer research, has halted grants to Planned Parenthood — seemingly caving to pressure from anti-abortion activists who have…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2012 - 5:20 pm

Maggie Gyllenhaal Supports Planned Parenthood, Only Makes Us Love Her More

“I’ve been a Planned Parenthood supporter my whole life — since my mom took me to a rally when I was in sixth grade. It’s chilling to think of…

Jessica Wakeman | January 8, 2012 - 11:00 am

Today’s Lady News: How To Discuss Abortion Over Thanksgiving With Your Relatives

We all have relatives with whom we disagree on political or social issues. Mine is my dad. We, however, can spar in a friendly way about Barack Obama (him)…

Jessica Wakeman | November 21, 2011 - 5:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthoods In Kansas Get Funding Again

Yesterday a federal judge ordered Kansas to restore federal family planning funds to Planned Parenthood clinics in the state. Earlier this year, the state legislature stripped Planned Parenthood Kansas…

Jessica Wakeman | August 31, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Ends Abortion At 3 Arizona Clinics

Planned Parenthood will no longer provide medical abortions (i.e. the abortion pill) at clinics in Prescott Valley, Flagstaff, and Yuma due to new state laws that restrict the practice.

Jessica Wakeman | August 19, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Hampshire Planned Parenthood Stops Dispensing Birth Control

Planned Parenthood of New Hampshire has stopped dispensing birth control because of budgetary issues. The state government, upset that Planned Parenthood clinics provide abortions, naturally yanked funding from the…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Denies Planned Parenthood License To Perform Abortions

The state of Kansas has denied Planned Parenthood a license to perform abortions, which means it is temporarily the only state in the nation where Planned Parenthood clinics have…

Jessica Wakeman | June 30, 2011 - 6:40 pm

How Indiana’s Planned Parenthood Will Cope With Defunding

In the past few months, three states have enacted new laws to strip their Planned Parenthod clinics of funding. State and federal funds never paid for abortions because they are…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: North Carolina To De-Fund Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood clinics in North Carolina will lose their federal and state money as of July 1 after Republican state representatives overrode a veto by NC’s Governor Bev Perdue.

Jessica Wakeman | June 15, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Indiana Cuts Funding To Planned Parenthood

Millions in funding for Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana has been cut off after Governor Mitch Daniels signed a bill yesterday, affecting services like STD testing, birth control, and cancer…

Jessica Wakeman | May 11, 2011 - 6:00 pm

Today’s Lady News: Indiana Votes To Defund Planned Parenthood

Indiana’s state legislature voted yesterday to defund Planned Parenthood from roughly $3 million in family planning money. The state receives the funding from Title X, which allocates federal funds to…

Jessica Wakeman | April 28, 2011 - 6:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: Kansas Wants To Defund Planned Parenthood

Kansas’ proposed state budget aims to remove $300K in federal funding away from family planning services at Planned Parenthood and redirect them to clinics elsewhere — all because Planned Parenthood…

Jessica Wakeman | April 27, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: 5 Myths About Planned Parenthood

Five myths about Planned Parenthood that it’s about time we cleared up! Are you reading, Congressional Republicans? [Washington Post]
After agreed to screen its users against a sex offender…

Jessica Wakeman | April 19, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Pap Smears At Walgreens?!

Jessica Wakeman | April 14, 2011 - 12:20 pm

7 Things To Know About The Government Shutdown Over Planned Parenthood

“The moving target is focused on women in America.”

That was Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to reporters this morning as he addressed the threat of…

Jessica Wakeman | April 8, 2011 - 1:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: Defunding Planned Parenthood “Goes Too Far,” Says Sane, Reasonable Politician

Senator Scott Brown (R-MA) released a statement disagreeing with the House Republicans’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood because the clinics provide abortion, saying that eliminating all funding for family…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2011 - 6:40 pm

FBI Investigated Elderly Woman Who Threatened To Castrate Politician Over Planned Parenthood

While physical threats against anyone are never acceptable, something about a feisty old lady threatening to castrate a politician is kinda amusing. The FBI recently investigated an 80-something Connecticut woman…

Jessica Wakeman | March 17, 2011 - 2:40 pm