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What It Really Means To 'Defund' Planned Parenthood

It's just taking away people's options.

Denying abortion akin to violence, Monsef says of Planned Parenthood funding

Status of Women Minister Maryam Monsef says denying women access to the full range of reproductive services -- including abortion -- is a form of gender-based violence.

Neil Gorsuch's Nomination Is Bad News For Planned Parenthood

The conservative judge has ruled against birth control access twice.

From March For Life To Women’s Strike: My Journey From 'Pro-Life' To Pro-Choice

One day, something just clicked. I began to realize that the issue, far from being black or white, was riddled with nuance.

Vice President Pence promised to stop taxpayer-funded abortion — but it's already not allowed

Republicans want to "defund" Planned Parenthood when they repeal Obamacare, and Pence wants to end taxpayer-funded abortion. But both terms are misleading.

Anti-Abortion Group Bumped From Women's March Stakes Out A Place Anyway

"I want to hold him accountable for how he treats women," said one demonstrator.

Yes, People Of Faith Can Absolutely Support Planned Parenthood

A Hindu, Muslim, Pagan, Christians, and Jews offer arguments in defense of a woman's right to choose.

Four Harlem women will run 240 miles to D.C. to join in the protest against Trump’s inauguration

In total, they will run the equivalent of more than nine marathons to protest against Donald Trump’s proposed plans.

Women No Longer Pay More For Health Care Just For Being Women

Birth control and preventative care aren't considered luxuries.

Planned Parenthood Tried To Give Petitions To Paul Ryan. They Got A Locked Door.

The GOP leader is vowing to defund the health care provider.

The fight to defund Planned Parenthood has very little to do with abortions

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans would "defund" Planned Parenthood as part of the GOP effort to repeal Obamacare. But that term "defund" is misleading.

PAUL RYAN: GOP will 'defund' Planned Parenthood when it repeals Obamacare

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Republicans would slash federal dollars for Planned Parenthood as part of the GOP effort to repeal the health care law.

Planned Parenthood is gearing up for a fight

With Republicans soon controlling all three branches of government, Planned Parenthood is getting ready to fight 'defunding' efforts for reproductive rights.

Civil Society During The Trump Years

As the Obama administration winds down and the Trump presidency is now only a few days away, it is apparent that civil society, in the form of non-govern...

States Enacted More Than 60 Abortion Restrictions In 2016

... despite the Supreme Court's ruling this summer.

People are giving their Trump-supporting relatives 'revenge gifts' instead of Christmas presents

Trump opponents are getting back at family members by giving money to Planned Parenthood, the Sierra Club and other causes

Some Trump Voters Will Be 'Pissed Off As Hell' If He Defunds Planned Parenthood

“If he does sign this, it’s gonna cause more disruption in our society."

Donald Trump presidency could spell trouble for Planned Parenthood

One of President-elect Donald Trump's first, and defining, acts next year could come on Republican legislation to cut off taxpayer money from Planned Parenthood.

Gov. Kasich vetoes 'heartbeat bill', signs law banning abortion in Ohio 20 weeks into pregnancy

Legal scholars and abortion-rights advocates said both bills would be unconstitutional, and will likely challenge the 20-week ban in court.

The Ohio Legislature just passed another bill banning abortion

The bills, which legal scholars and abortion-rights advocates say would be unconstitutional, head to Gov. John Kasich, who hasn't said whether he'll sign them.

The Ohio legislature has passed one of the strictest antiabortion bills in the US

The bill, which legal scholars and abortion-rights advocates warn would be unconstitutional, heads to Gov. John Kasich, who hasn't said whether he will sign...

About Those Planned Parenthood Donations In Your Name, Mike Pence

Dear Vice President-Elect Pence, First, you may have noticed that

Donald Trump’s Victory Looks Set to Renew Battle Over Abortion Rights

Liberal and conservative groups are girding for battle over abortion rights under President-elect Donald Trump, after nearly a decade in which the Obama administration backstopped the rollback of those rights on the federal level.

Why Planned Parenthood is getting a bunch of donations in Mike Pence's name

Women are sharing Pence’s office address in Indiana via social media, and encouraging fellow donors to make their gifts in his honor.

Planned Parenthood is getting donations in Mike Pence’s name

The vice president-elect has a history of anti-women and anti-LGBT stances.

Planned Parenthood Flooded With Donations, IUD Requests After Trump's Win

Fears mount that GOP-controlled government will cut funding to Planned Parenthood and dismantle Obamacare's contraception coverage.

Planned Parenthood sees a sharp spike in donations and contraception demand after Trump's victory

Republican-controlled executive and legislative branches guarantee that Planned Parenthood will see one of its toughest fights in the last 100 years.

Katy Perry donates $10k to sex education to help those with sheltered upbringing like herself

The singer reckons she would have been lost without the charity’s help.

A startup known as the 'Uber for birth control' could give women access to contraception if Obamacare is repealed

Trump will undoubtedly make it hard for women to easily access birth control, but Nurx is unyieldingly pushing into even the most conservative states.

Planned Parenthood receives 'outpouring of support' after Trump's election

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards responded to Trump’s victory by reassuring people that the organization would continue its mission.

If Ivanka is Donald Trump’s political muse, where does her influence lie?

The president-elect’s Jewish, feminist, business-savvy daughter has her father's ear.

Depending On Which Trump We Get, He Could Be Really Bad For Abortion Rights

"A lot of the people who put him into office are looking for payback," says once pro-choice activist.

People are panicking about the fate of America's largest reproductive healthcare provider

People fear that Planned Parenthood will be defunded under a Trump presidency.

Judge Sides With Planned Parenthood Over Mississippi Abortion Law

“Yet another court has said it is unacceptable for politicians to dictate where women can go for their health care.”

Planned Parenthood wins suit to block Mississippi law

A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law that banned the state's Medicaid program from spending money on health care providers that offered abortions

Planned Parenthood gunman says he's been forcibly medicated

A man charged with fatally shooting three people and injuring nine more at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs says he's been forcibly medicated at the state psychiatric hospital.

Fox commenter was sentenced to prison for threatening to kill staffers at a Planned Parenthood-affiliated company

'Orton made explicit, public statements expressing his intent to kill the victim.'

Planned Parenthood of New Jersey announces merger

Longtime CEO G. Lynn Brown to step down

Pro-Life Leaders Finally Embrace Donald Trump

Pro-life leaders spent the primary urging Republicans not to embrace Donald Trump. But those days are gone and now they are ready to help the man they once dismissed and unfit to carry their message.

Zika-Funding Deal Nears With Talk of Dropping Planned Parenthood Clause

Lawmakers are edging closer to breaking an impasse over funds to combat the Zika virus, with many expecting Republicans to drop a contentious provision blocking funds to clinics in Puerto Rico that work with Planned Parenthood.

Obama Moves To Protect Planned Parenthood Funding, Permanently

His new rule would block states from defunding the family planning provider for frivolous reasons.

Ohio laws intended to protect women actually made abortion more dangerous

A study found that one law that restricted access to the 'abortion pill' led to an increase in women's health issues.

Cash-Strapped States Spend Millions Trying To Defend Anti-Abortion Laws

North Carolina had to pay $1 million out of its emergency fund for natural disasters.

The abortion rights movement is bolder than it’s been in years. That’s Cecile Richards’s plan.

Planned Parenthood’s president is bringing the once-taboo procedure into the light.

An Ohio law meant to defund Planned Parenthood got overruled

A federal judge blocked an Ohio law that would prohibit public funds from going to Planned Parenthood

Judge Blocks Ohio Law To Cut Planned Parenthood Funding Over Abortion

The law signed by GOP Governor John Kasich stripped $1.3 million from any healthcare organization that provides abortions

As Zika Threat Looms, Texas Funnels Women's Health Money To Anti-Abortion Group

Critics say a $1.6 million grant should have gone to health facilities prepared to deal with Zika-related concerns.

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