“It’s telling that the defendants have been very vocal in the media saying that they have nothing to hide, yet in federal court they want to plead the Fifth,” said NAF President Vicki Saporta.
Physical attacks join legislative attacks; as a Planned Parenthood clinic blaze in Washington is ruled arson, Republicans in Congress call for a full defunding of the women's health organization.
Although comprehensive investigations of Planned Parenthood continue to prove no wrongdoing, conservative politicians are using the issue to push anti-choice legislation.
Five states have now concluded investigations into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), and every single investigation has concluded no wrongdoing. These investigations were stimulated by highly doctored and deceptive videos falsely claiming PPFA has been selling fetal tissue. State agency representatives from Georgia, South Dakota, Florida, Indiana, and Massachusetts have independently confirmed that all...
In a win for low-income women in Alaska, a state court judge strikes down a law limiting Medicaid abortion coverage.
In the latest attempt to limit access to abortion in Ohio, legislatures are proposing a bill that would prohibit abortion when a fetus tests positive for Down Syndrome.
Up to 7 million women per year require treatment for complications from unsafe abortions in developing countries, new research shows.
Security measures set in place to protect the South Wind Women's Clinic from threats succeeded in intercepting a possible bomb threat yesterday.
A US Federal agency warns Louisiana and Alabama of against defunding Planned Parenthood.
The restraining order, issued at the request of the National Abortion Federation, prohibits these groups and individuals from releasing any videos, documents, or other confidential information obtained from NAF Annual Meetings, including the dates and locations of future meetings.
Senate Bill 1881 would have slashed $528 million in federal funds from Planned Parenthood.
Sponsored by Republican Senator Joni Ernst, Senate Bill 1881 would prohibit all Federal funding of Planned Parenthood or "any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, or clinics."
In a powerful decision for abortion providers being threatened by extremists, the 10th US Circuit Court of Appeals found in a 2-1 ruling that a jury – not a judge – should determine whether or not a 2011 letter Angel Dillard sent to Dr. Mila Means constitutes a true threat.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signed an extreme 20 week abortion ban into law last week.
The Point of View documentary follows the aftermath of the murder of Dr. George Tiller in 2009 in Wichita, Kansas.
A vote to eliminate all federal funding to the national organization fell short of the votes necessary for such an action.
A federal court upheld this week that North Dakota’s strict abortion ban law is unconstitutional, blocking it permanently.
The Feminist Majority and over 70 other groups released a letter to President Obama yesterday that calls on him to reinterpret the Helms Amendment and meet with the people running women's health programs in Africa on an upcoming trip to the continent.
Last week, anti-abortion extremist group Operation Save America hosted its annual national event of increased harassment and protesting outside targeted and vulnerable clinics in Alabama.
Alabama’s Reproductive Health Services clinic – the only abortion clinic left in Montgomery, Alabama – needs your help to pay for security improvements and additional security costs.