planned parenthood

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 Match.com 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

Today’s Lady News: Scary Music Makes Pro-Choice Activists Sound So … Scary

 

Congratulations to the anti-abortion activists at Catholic Vote, who got whoever does the music for Hollywood’s latest alien abduction big budget gorefest to score a YouTube video…

Jessica Wakeman | March 14, 2011 - 6:40 pm

I Have Sex

 

I’m loving this “I Have Sex” video by a bunch of Wesleyan students. Last month the House of Representatives, led by a lovely bunch of social conservatives…

Jessica Wakeman | March 11, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood, Anti-Abortion Extremists On Rival Bus Tours

Planned Parenthood, the network of women’s health clinics, and Live Action, an anti-abortion extremist group that wants to defund PP, are currently undergoing rival bus tours in Illinois, Ohio,…

Jessica Wakeman | March 10, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Bunny In A Blender: Anti-Abortion Group’s New Scare Tactic

Anti-abortion group The American Life League has released a new video in support of Congress defunding Planned Parenthood and it wants you to think that a doctor scraping…

Jessica Wakeman | March 3, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Girl Talk: Why I Stand With Planned Parenthood

This is not a story of how abortion is right or wrong. Nor is it about what other people are doing with their bodies, or what I think about that…

Angela Tung | March 3, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Politician Says Planned Parenthood Is “Invested In Promiscuity”

Some politicians are more concerned with your naughty bits than, oh, children from the wealthiest nation in the world who go to bed hungry and American soldiers being…

Jessica Wakeman | March 2, 2011 - 3:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Foes Target Blacks With “Dangerous Womb” Billboards

The anti-abortion movement tries many tactics — guilt, misinformation, assuring women they’re smart and capable enough, more guilt — but one of the latest permutations has been framing abortion as…

Jessica Wakeman | February 23, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Rep. Jackie Speier, Who Revealed Her Abortion On House Floor, Is Our Hero

Forget Ah-nold: this to me is what a hero is. While debating whether or not to de-fund Planned Parenthood (which passed 240-185) because the organization offers abortion services,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2011 - 5:40 pm

House Of Representatives Votes To De-fund Planned Parenthood

FUDGE. The House of Representatives voted 240-185 to block federal aid from Planned Parenthood.

According to The Washington Post, the pols are taking particular aim at funding through…

Jessica Wakeman | February 18, 2011 - 5:20 pm

How To Stop Women From Having Sex

“To give [anti-abortion] campaigners more time to enjoy life instead of making stunt videos that have no point, here is a cut-out-and-keep list on how to stop women having sex,…

Jessica Wakeman | February 10, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Today’s Lady News: The House Takes Aim At Planned Parenthood

Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed in a draft of a bill that $327 million be cut in funding for Planned Parenthood. The funding does not go…

Jessica Wakeman | February 9, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: Planned Parenthood Fires Employee Caught In Sting Video

Planned Parenthood has fired the employee who was caught in a sting video by anti-abortion group Live Action. “The behavior we saw in the videotape was egregious and repugnant,”

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 7:40 pm

Anti-Abortion Extremists Try To Trick Planned Parenthood In A Fake Sex-Trafficking Sting

Another day, another story about abortion rights that will make you want to vomit. Yesterday, anti-abortion activist Live Action released an edited video of “sting operations” at Planned Parenthood, which…

Jessica Wakeman | February 2, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Frisky Q&A: Gloria Feldt, Author Of “No Excuses,” On Women And Power

Growing up in rural Texas, Gloria Feldt became pregnant at age 15 in the 1950s. The birth control pill did not exist and abortion was illegal; it was a time…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2010 - 5:00 pm

This Is The Abortion Ad British Pro-Lifers Got So Upset About

Marie Stopes International, a women’s reproductive health care organization in Britain that is similar to America’s Planned Parenthood, ran a commercial on British TV on Monday night that…

Jessica Wakeman | May 25, 2010 - 7:40 pm
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