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Planned Parenthood closing three women’s health clinics in Texas

It was reported on Wednesday that Planned Parenthood had decided to close three women’s health clinics in Texas, just as Gov. Rick Perry signed new abortion restrictions into law. Sources told The Huffington Post’s Laura Bassett that Planned Parenthood had informed employees in Bryan, Huntsville and Lufkin that the clinics…

Planned Parenthood and ACLU fight Alabama abortion restrictions

By Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (Reuters) – Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday challenging a new Alabama law that tightens restrictions on abortion clinics in the state. The law, signed by Gov. Robert Bentley in April and set to take effect next…

Ohio legislature votes to strip funding for Planned Parenthood and hospitals that service abortion clinics

By Jo Ingles COLUMBUS, Ohio (Reuters) – The Ohio Senate on Thursday passed a $61.7 billion two-year budget which includes controversial amendments that would limit federal funds for Planned Parenthood and ban public hospitals from having patient transfer agreements with abortion clinics. The state’s budget bill, which passed by a…

Texas GOP Peddling Anti-Choice Conspiracy Theories

Cuz nothing’s hotter than having your gym teacher explain how latex works to a class of embarrassed teenagers. Tara Culp-Ressler at Think Progress reports on how Texas Republicans are trying to ban Planned Parenthood from participating in sex education because they don’t teach kids to hate themselves and fear their…

Boehner: Ending abortion ‘one of our most fundamental goals this year’

In a special message to the annual anti-abortion protest March for Life, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) vowed that ending abortion would be one of the top priorities of Republicans this year. “Defending life, of course, is about much more than voting the right way or saying the right things,”…

Romney aide denies cutting federal funds is ‘defunding’ Planned Parenthood

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s senior adviser insisted on Sunday that it was “not fair to say” that his boss wanted to defund Planned Parenthood just because he intends to strip the organization of all federal funding. “Anyone who saw the controversy with the Komen Foundation knows that Planned…

Arizona Senate Close to Passing a Bill that Would Defund Planned Parenthood

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Arizona’s attempt to defund Planned Parenthood: The Arizona Senate Committee on Healthcare and Medical Liability Reform approved HB 2800 which strips state funding from any group (like Planned Parenthood) that performs abortion even though existing state law and the fucking Hyde Amendment already…

New Hampshire Going the Way of Texas — Defunding Planned Parenthood

Today, the New Hampshire Senate Health and Human Services Committee debated HB 228 — pithily named the Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priorities Act —  which bans taxpayer dollars from going to any group (like Planned Parenthood) that performs abortions even though existing state law and the Hyde Amendment already prohibit…

Suspect in Wisconsin terrorist attack arrested

A suspect has been arrested in the Wisconsin terrorism case involving a bomb set off in a Planned Parenthood case. Francis Grady is facing federal charges. A couple of things that are important to keep in mind about this case and this suspect. 1) Profiles in terrorism. Because there’s an…

Planned Parenthood arsonist: They’re killing babies there

The 50-year-old man accused of setting off a bomb at a Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin said he attacked the clinic because “they’re killing babies there,” according to Fox 11 News. Outside the U.S. District Court in Green Bay on Wednesday, Francis Grady told reporters that he started the fire at…

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