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Why Are We Speculating About The Effects Of Defunding Planned Parenthood, When We’ve Already Witnessed The Disastrous Consequences?

In response to the release of a series of deceptively edited videos created by anti-abortion activists, a group of right-wing Republican lawmakers are trying to push through a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, the nation’s leading provider and advocate of high-quality, affordable health care for women, men, and young people, as well as the nation’s … Continue reading

Watch Bill Nye Use Science To Disprove Anti-Abortion Logic

  “When it comes to women’s rights with respect to their reproduction, I think you should leave it to women.” That’s what Bill Nye has to say in his latest educational video, “Can We Stop Telling Women What to Do With Their Bodies?” In the video, which you can and absolutely should watch above, Nye explains … Continue reading

Republicans Are Willing To Shut Down The Government Over 1/50th Of One Percent Of The Federal Budget

Two years after shutting down the federal government in a failed attempt to kill the Affordable Care Act, congressional Republicans are once again using the threat of a government shutdown to wage war against public health, only this time they’ve set their sights on Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s leading providers of low-cost health … Continue reading

The GOP’s Deranged Plan To Shut Down The Government Over Planned Parenthood: 5 Things To Know

In what has become an annual tradition, congressional Republicans are once again threatening to shut down the federal government — this time, over Planned Parenthood. On Friday, Republicans in the House of Representatives voted along party lines to pass legislation that would immediately stop federal funds from going to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider … Continue reading

GOP Attacks On Planned Parenthood Threaten Women’s Economic Security

On Friday, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, one of the nation’s largest providers of women’s health care and family planning services. Planned Parenthood is under attack and it’s up to all of us to fight back. Any society that respects women must respect their right to … Continue reading

BREAKING: House GOP Passes Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

Congressional House Republicans on Friday passed a measure to end government funding for Planned Parenthood, moving the country one step closer to another disastrous government shutdown and reaffirming their party’s commitment to attacking women’s health with no regard for the consequences. The House voted along party lines to clear the legislation, which would immediately stop … Continue reading

My Dare To Carly Fiorina: Show Us The Footage That Supports Your Disturbing Claims About Planned Parenthood

Carly Fiorina had a lot to say about Planned Parenthood during Wednesday night’s Republican debate. What she did not have, however, was a single fact to support her disturbing claims. Predictably, most of the 11 Republican candidates on stage Wednesday night took swipes at Planned Parenthood, which has come under renewed attack from the right … Continue reading

Feds To Investigate Arson Attack On Planned Parenthood Clinic

Federal officials will join an arson investigation centering on a Planned Parenthood facility in Pullman, Washington, after a fire at the clinic was deemed to be an intentional act of violence. Officials said alarms inside the building were tripped before the fire was reported around 3:30 a.m. on Friday morning. No one was injured in the … Continue reading

REPORT: Florida Gov. Rick Scott Altered Release Clearing Planned Parenthood Of Wrongdoing

After a series of now-debunked videos targeting Planned Parenthood were released earlier this summer, Republican lawmakers in a number of states used the manufactured controversy as an excuse to launch investigations of local affiliates. The results of these inquiries have been clear and consistent: Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, South Dakota, and Pennsylvania — the five states … Continue reading

Man Arrested For Bringing Bomb Into Kansas Abortion Clinic

A bomb squad was summoned to an abortion clinic in Wichita, Kansas, yesterday after a man attempted to bring an improvised explosive device into the clinic, which has a history of violent attacks by anti-abortion activists. The man, 20-year-old Moises Trevizo, was at the South Wind Women’s Center for a job interview when security searched … Continue reading

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