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12/1/2015 - Abortion Clinics Nationwide Stay Open Despite Threats
Despite increasing threats for over one year and the tragic shooting at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood, clinics nationwide stay opened over the weekend and performed vitally necessary health services for women....

10/6/2015 - Australia Deports Anti-Abortion Extremist Troy Newman
Anti-abortion extremist Troy Newman has been deported from Australia after an appeal to remain in the country failed to convince the High Court. Newman was scheduled to speak at a 10-day Right To Life Australia event, but was detained in Denver, Colorado after Immigration Minister Peter Dutton cancelled his visa citing as grounds for revocation Newman's prior history of promoting violence against abortion providers and their patients....

10/2/2015 - Circuit Court Denies Anti-Choice Extremist's Appeal Over Threatening Letter
In a victory for women's healthcare providers seeking protection from anti-abortion extremism and violence, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a petition to revise its previous ruling that Angel Dillard, an anti-abortion extremist, must stand trial for a threatening letter she sent to a Kansas doctor in 2011. The decision, announced Tuesday, upholds an earlier ruling in which a three-judge appeals court panel voted 2-1 to overturn a federal judge's 2013 conclusion that Dillard's letter was constitutionally protected free speech....

8/6/2015 - Federal Judge Extends Restraining Order Against Anti-Abortion Extremists
A federal judge in California has extended a temporary restraining order against an anti-abortion group calling itself the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) as well as Biomax Procurement Services LLC, CMP leader David Daleiden, and Troy Newman, President of Operation Rescue and CMP board member. The restraining order, issued at the request of the National Abortion Federation (NAF) 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. District Judge William H....

8/3/2015 - Anti-Abortion Extremist Will Stand Trial for Threatening a Provider
A Kansas anti-abortion extremist will have to stand trial for threats made against a doctor planning to provide abortions, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday. 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....

7/27/2015 - "After Tiller" Was Nominated For An Emmy
Documentary film After Tiller was nominated for two Emmy Awards: Best Documentary, and Outstanding Coverage of a Current News Story. The Point of View (POV) documentary follows the aftermath of the murder of Dr....

3/25/2015 - Masked Intruder Attacks Last Abortion Clinic Standing in Mississippi
In the early hours of the morning Monday, a person in a mask wielding what appeared to be a machete attacked the Jackson Women's Health Organization, the last remaining abortion clinic in the state of Mississippi. The clinic revealed in a post on their website the details of the attack on what is affectionately referred to by staff and community members as The Pink House....

1/26/2015 - Anti-Choice Extremists Target Abortion Clinic Director in Kansas
Anti-abortion extremists have taken to protesting outside the home of Julie Burkhart, the CEO and founder of the Trust Women Foundation and the Executive Director of the South Wind Women's Center. In the wake of the 42nd anniversary of Supreme Court decision Roe v....

1/16/2015 - Kansas Lawmaker Plans to Introduce 14-Week Abortion Ban in State Legislature
Kansas Republican Senator Garrett Love plans to introduce a bill that would effectively ban abortions after 14 weeks' gestation, chipping away at women's reproductive rights in a state fraught with similar abortion restrictions. The bill was drafted by the National Right to Life Committee - the largest anti-choice organization in the nation - and seeks to end a procedure called dilation and evacuation (D&E), in which abortion providers use clamps, forceps, scissors, or other tools to dismember a fetus....

6/26/2014 - Statement: SCOTUS Decision Endangers Women And Healthcare Workers
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2014 WASHINGTON -- Today, the Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) is outraged by the Supreme Court's decision to strike down a Massachusetts buffer zone law as unconstitutional. "The lives of doctors and clinic staff are being threatened as we speak," said Feminist Majority Foundation President, Eleanor Smeal....

6/26/2014 - SCOTUS Decision Endangers Women And Healthcare Workers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 26, 2014 Contact: J.T....

1/15/2014 - Feminist Majority Foundation Supports Clinic Buffer Zones
WASHINGTON -- The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today on whether local governments can create safety buffer zones around reproductive health clinics to ensure that patients, doctors, and healthcare workers can enter these facilities without harassment, intimidation, or violence. The Feminist Majority Foundation (FMF) joined other women's and civil rights organizations to file an amicus brief in support of the Massachusetts clinic safety buffer zone law at issue in McCullen v....

10/24/2013 - Kansas Judge Hears Arguments in Abortion Clinic Stalking Case
Kansas judge James Beasley heard oral arguments Tuesday on whether to dismiss a protection order that an abortion clinic director filed against anti-abortion extremist Mark Holick. Julie Burkhart, director of the South Wind Women's Center in Wichita and executive director of Trust Women, an organization dedicated to protecting women's access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare, won the temporary protective order in March against Holick, the Wichita regional director of extremist anti-abortion group Operation Rescue/Operation Save America....

10/22/2013 - Anti-Choice Former Kansas AG Suspended from Law Practice
The Kansas Supreme Court has indefinitely suspended the law license of former state Attorney General Phill Kline for launching a fraudulent legal prosecution against Dr....

8/28/2013 - Clear Channel Lifts Ban on Abortion Clinic Radio Ads
Clear Channel lifted its ban on radio advertisements from the Wichita reproductive health clinic South Wind Women's Center on Tuesday....

8/16/2013 - Federal Judge Rules In Favor of Anti-Abortion Extremist Angel Dillard
A federal judge ruled Thursday that an anti-abortion extremist's threatening letter to a Wichita, KS Doctor is protected under the First Amendment and does not constitute as "true threat." In 2011, the Department of Justice filed a civil lawsuit against Angel Dillard for writing to Mila Means, a doctor who planned to start offering abortion services, telling her that she would have to start checking under her car every day for explosives....

7/30/2013 - Clear Channel Pulls Radio Ad for Women's Clinic, Claims it is 'Divisive'
Ads for the recently re-opened South Wind Women's Center in Wichita, KS were recently pulled from a local radio broadcast station owned by Clear Channel citing "decency standards." Four years after the widely-publicized murder of the clinic's previous owner, Dr....

6/7/2013 - Scott Roeder Disciplined For In-Prison Comments
Scott Roeder, the anti-abortion extremist who murdered Dr....

4/2/2013 - KS State Senate Poised to Pass Life at Fertilization Bill
The Kansas state Senate gave first round approval to an anti-abortion bill that would define life as beginning at the point of fertilization with a voice vote yesterday....

3/29/2013 - Pro-Life America Network Director Nominated to MS Board of Health
Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) announced that he has nominated Terri Herring to the state's Board of Health Wednesday....

8/8/2012 - Anti-Abortion Activist to Face Jury Trial in Harassment of Doctor
US District Judge J....

6/26/2012 - KS Doctor Loses License
A Kansas doctor's medical license was revoked on Friday over allegations that she did not provide adequate mental health exams on patients she referred to the late Dr....

2/29/2012 - KS Judge Orders Revocation of Medical License
Judge Ed Gaschler, a state administrative judge, ordered the revocation of Dr....

9/13/2011 - Anti-Abortionists Protest at Robert Frost Middle School
Last Thursday, anti-abortion advocates protested at Robert Frost Middle School in Rockville, Maryland....

9/13/2011 - Hearing Begins Against KS Doctor for Abortion Referrals
On Monday, a disciplinary hearing began in Kansas for Dr....