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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

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

Komen Official Resigns, Site Hacked, Planned Parenthood Surges

Komen Official Resigns, Site Hacked, Planned Parenthood Surges

by Jorge Rivas on February 2 2012, 12:38PM

The hackers re-designed a Komen banner ad that promoted its marathon to read “Help us run over poor women on our way to the bank.”

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

The Tragic, Craven Undoing of Susan G. Komen for the Cure's Noble Mission

The Tragic, Craven Undoing of Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s Noble Mission

by Akiba Solomon on February 1 2012, 10:01AM

Whether they like it or not, defunding Planned Parenthood’s breast health programs makes Susan G. Komen Foundation look anti-choice. And of course, poor women of color will suffer most.

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

Indiana Can't Defund Planned Parenthood, Says Federal Judge

Indiana Can’t Defund Planned Parenthood, Says Federal Judge

by Asraa Mustufa on June 28 2011, 11:12AM

But the right is plowing ahead with its state-level movement to block the group’s reproductive health services, which are crucial to women of color in many cities.

Topics: Health, Planned Parenthood, Politics

Latinos Fall Prey to the Danger-Womb Epidemic!

Latinos Fall Prey to the Danger-Womb Epidemic!

by Akiba Solomon on June 10 2011, 10:04AM

Latinas star in the latest set of anti-abortion “most dangerous place” billboards. This is getting old.

Topics: Gender, Health, Planned Parenthood

$327 Million for Women's Health Will Shut Down Government, Say Dems

$327 Million for Women’s Health Will Shut Down Government, Say Dems

by Shani O. Hilton on April 8 2011, 3:27PM

None of that money goes to fund abortion, but it does fund reproductive health for poor women of color.

Topics: Planned Parenthood, Politics

Past and Present Collide as the Black Anti-Abortion Movement Grows

Past and Present Collide as the Black Anti-Abortion Movement Grows

by Miriam Zoila Pérez on March 3 2011, 9:35AM

On more than 170 billboards nationwide, a campaign is exploiting America’s racist medical history to foster the belief that abortion is black genocide.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Health, Planned Parenthood

Tough Road Ahead for Republicans Who Voted Against Pence

Tough Road Ahead for Republicans Who Voted Against Pence

by Shani O. Hilton on March 2 2011, 4:01PM

But don’t feel too bad. They all voted for draconian cuts that’ll heavily impact poor and people of color.

Topics: Planned Parenthood

9 Reasons To Hate Anti-Abortion Billboards That Target Black Women

9 Reasons To Hate Anti-Abortion Billboards That Target Black Women

by Akiba Solomon on February 25 2011, 1:10PM

When you target black women and call our wombs dangerous, you can’t call yourself pro-life.

Topics: Gender, Planned Parenthood

Why I Support Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger Notwithstanding

Why I Support Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger Notwithstanding

by Rinku Sen on February 21 2011, 10:00AM

Organizations change. And all these years later, women of color are better off with Planned Parenthood.

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

Who Owns the Bodies of Women of Color? [Reader Forum]

Who Owns the Bodies of Women of Color? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on February 18 2011, 8:55PM

The GOP’s set its sights on Planned Parenthood, and some of our country’s most vulnerable women. Here’s what you had to say about it.

Topics: Media, Planned Parenthood

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