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NC anti-abortion centers told Jewish woman to convert to Christianity

A North Carolina abortion rights group revealed Monday that most “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPC) in the state were misleading women about their health care options. A NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina Foundation (NPCNCF) report (PDF) found that more than two-thirds of CPCs provided medically inaccurate information. The centers have been in…

NARAL: Scott Brown’s opposition to defunding Planned Parenthood is just a ‘first step’

WASHINGTON – The abortion-rights group NARAL on Tuesday said Republican Sen. Scott Brown (MA) took “a positive first step” by coming out against his party’s efforts to strip Planned Parenthood of family planning funds. “This past weekend, hundreds of Massachusetts citizens rallied against cuts to the national family-planning program and…

House Republicans secure votes to pass sweeping anti-abortion bill

WASHINGTON – High-priority Republican legislation aimed at curtailing abortion rights across the United States is on its way to passage in the House, having secured enough co-sponsors for approval on the floor. Sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), H.R. 3, “The No Taxpayer Funding For Abortion Act,” would eliminate employer…

House votes to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON – By a vote of 240 to 185, the House of Representatives approved a measure Friday that would defund the health and abortion services group Planned Parenthood. The measure was attached as an amendment to the appropriations bill funding the government for fiscal 2011. It passed on a largely…

House plans to defund Planned Parenthood, contraceptives, health counseling

The US House of Representatives is expected to pass an amendment to the Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act of 2011 by this weekend that would cut millions of dollars in funding to Planned Parenthood for contraceptives, reproductive health counseling and cancer screenings. The amendment eliminates all $327 million in funding…

Republicans target Planned Parenthood, contraceptives, safe sex counseling

WASHINGTON – A new Republican bill defunding the health and abortion services group Planned Parenthood would also cut millions of dollars in funding for contraceptives, reproductive health counseling and cancer screenings. The measure would eliminate all $327 million in funding for Title X, a family planning program that began 40…

Video: Palin tells anti-abortion group ‘mama grizzlies’ will take back the country

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been called “no friend to animals” by many animal rights activists, mainly for her unyielding support for hunters, but she certainly likes to use animal metaphors. “Palin on Friday told an anti-abortion rights group that women will lead a Republican wave and stop the…

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