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Got Questions About Obamacare? Watch This Video

Got Questions About Obamacare? Watch This Video

by Jamilah King on October 1 2013, 1:09PM

Thanks, Planned Parenthood.

Topics: Health, /NOW, Obamacare

Obama: God Bless Planned Parenthood (Video)

Obama: God Bless Planned Parenthood (Video)

by Jorge Rivas on April 26 2013, 2:02PM

At a Planned Parenthood gala in Washington this morning, President Obama said the women’s health organization is “not going anywhere,” despite GOP-led efforts to defund it. “No matter how great the challenge, no matter how fierce the opposition, if there’s…

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Obama to Deliver Keynote at Planned Parenthood Annual Gala

Obama to Deliver Keynote at Planned Parenthood Annual Gala

by Jorge Rivas on April 23 2013, 12:29PM

President Obama will deliver the keynote address at Planned Parenthood’s annual gala on Thursday.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

Planned Parenthood President, Eva Longoria, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at DNC

Planned Parenthood President, Eva Longoria, Lilly Ledbetter to Speak at DNC

by Jorge Rivas on August 22 2012, 2:05PM

The Democratic National Convention Committee unveiled a list of prominent women Wednesday that are scheduled to speak at the party’s upcoming convention, including Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, Lilly Ledbetter and actress Eva Longoria.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

New Video Attack Stokes Sex-Selective Abortion Panic

New Video Attack Stokes Sex-Selective Abortion Panic

by Jorge Rivas on May 29 2012, 4:06PM

James O’Keefe’s legacy is alive in Lila Rose’s new abortion attack video.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, /NOW

In Planned Parenthood vs. Texas, Judicial Whiplash Ensues

In Planned Parenthood vs. Texas, Judicial Whiplash Ensues

by Akiba Solomon on May 2 2012, 9:13AM

While the Republican-dominated Lone Star state dukes it out with Planned Parenthood, poor patients who rely on the state’s Women’s Health Program are in limbo

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health

A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood

A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood

by Akiba Solomon on March 15 2012, 9:34AM

Black, single, childless and back in college, Delia Henry represents a population rarely visible in the so-called war on women. And she’s about to lose her health care because Rick Perry is gutting a Women’s Health Program just to hurt Planned Parenthood.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood

Komen Is Just the Latest Round in the Anti-Choice Game of Chess

Komen Is Just the Latest Round in the Anti-Choice Game of Chess

by Akiba Solomon on February 9 2012, 10:43AM

And poor women and women of color remain the pawns who get sacrificed.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood

Should I Continue Supporting Komen? Here's How To Find Out

Should I Continue Supporting Komen? Here’s How To Find Out

by Kavita Das on February 8 2012, 9:22AM

With the dust settling on the Komen for the Cure controversy, Colorlines.com readers have asked, What do I do now? A former Komen program director and permanent women’s health advocate offers some next steps.

Topics: Health

House GOP Memo: 'Abortion Is Leading Cause of Death' for Blacks

House GOP Memo: ‘Abortion Is Leading Cause of Death’ for Blacks

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 12:36PM

A new bill in the House, pushed by the GOP, would separately classify ‘black abortions’ from abortions in general.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, /NOW

Karen Handel Resigns From Komen Foundation

Karen Handel Resigns From Komen Foundation

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 10:58AM

Karen Handel just announced her resignation as a senior vice president for public policy of Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Tuesday morning.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

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Romney: “I Also Feel Government Should Cut Off Funding to Planned Parenthood”

by Jorge Rivas on February 7 2012, 10:40AM

In an interview on Monday, when asked whether he thinks Komen should provide funds to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said “I don’t think so.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen Founder in 2010 Memoir: Dropping Planned Parenthood Would Be

Komen Founder in 2010 Memoir: Dropping Planned Parenthood Would Be “Turning Our Backs” On Poor Women

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 4:26PM

Just two years ago Komen for the Cure founder Nancy Brinker wrote that cutting funding to Planned Parenthood would be turning “our backs on these women.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

by Jorge Rivas on February 6 2012, 10:25AM

Komen for the Cure Vice President Karen Handel is against civil unions, adoptions, and benefits for same sex couples.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Will You Be Cutting Funding to Susan G. Komen? [Reader Forum]

Will You Be Cutting Funding to Susan G. Komen? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on February 6 2012, 9:31AM

After last week’s news that Susan G. Komen For The Cure is defunding Planned Parenthood, many of our readers say they’re doing their own defunding of Komen.

Topics: Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Pres. Thanks Internet for Elevating Importance of Cancer Prevention for Women in Need

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 12:22PM

“Planned Parenthood thanks each and every person who has contributed to elevating the importance of breast cancer prevention for so many women in need.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Collection of 'Planned Parenthood Saved Me' Stories on Tumblr

Collection of ‘Planned Parenthood Saved Me’ Stories on Tumblr

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 12:10PM

Check out this Tumblr that includes stories submitted by “women whose lives were saved or changed because they had access to affordable healthcare like cancer screenings though Planned Parenthood.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen's Sorry, Planned Parenthood 'Probably Eligible' For Funds

Komen’s Sorry, Planned Parenthood ‘Probably Eligible’ For Funds

by Jorge Rivas on February 3 2012, 11:07AM

Brinker said the entire Komen drops Planned Parenthood controversy is a “mischaracterization” because they “still have three grants they are committed to at least another year through the end of the grant cycle.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Anti Choicers Pressure Pink Ribbon Organization to Nix Breast Exams for Poor Women

by Jorge Rivas on January 31 2012, 6:58PM

The nation’s largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the US., Susan G. Komen for the Cure, will cutoff grants made to Planned Parenthood that were mostly used for breast exams.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, /NOW

2011 Already Sets Record Of Anti-Abortion Laws

2011 Already Sets Record Of Anti-Abortion Laws

by Bryan Gerhart on July 19 2011, 3:06PM

This year, just 19 states have enacted a total of 162 new laws relating to reproductive health. Unsurprisingly, 49 percent of these work to restrict access to abortion services

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health

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