Amid calls from anti-abortion lawmakers to defund Planned Parenthood, the organizations’s president Cecile Richards testified today in front of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. The initial purpose of the hearing was to “investigate” Planned Parenthood’s use of federal funds in light of unscrupulous and thoroughly debunked claims that the organization profits from fetal tissue...
Senators voted 47-52 yesterday to block a short-term spending bill, falling short of the 60 votes needed to defund Planned Parenthood beginning in October.
Senate Dems blocked HR 36, a restrictive 20-week abortion ban that would force rape survivors under 18 years of age seeking abortion care to report the crime to authorities.
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.
A court sided with anti-choice group March for Life, denying employees of the group contraception coverage under the Affordable Care Act.
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...
Ireland's ban on abortion has come up in debate again following a current case involving a dead woman who is being kept on life support because she is pregnant.
"In a state that only has one remaining abortion provider, anti-women's health politicians in Missouri are doing whatever they can to limit a woman's right to make her own personal medical decisions."
I’m pro-choice, and will fight to repeal the mandatory ultrasound law and the TRAP regulations that target women’s health clinics."
Latinas in Texas - where more than 60 reproductive health clinics have closed since 2010 - face such severely restricted and limited reproductive health care that their human rights are violated.