Posts tagged "planned parenthood"

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 4thEstate.net 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…

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.

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

Today’s Lady News: Komen For The Cure Insider Tells All About Planned Parenthood Tomfoolery

Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s VP Karen Handel, a former politician who ran on an anti-abortion platform and was endorsed by Sarah Palin, allegedly drove Komen’s decision last…

Jessica Wakeman | February 6, 2012 - 5:40 pm

Susan G. Komen Gun Proves They Can’t Reverse The Stigma They Created

The Susan G. Komen Foundation used to stand for something good, but their techniques of late — and especially their decision to stop funding Planned Parenthood — have made many of us question any of…

The Stir | February 3, 2012 - 12:50 pm

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