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Hundreds Rally for TX Planned Parenthood Programs

Hundreds Rally for TX Planned Parenthood Programs
Several hundred people rallied at the Capitol in Texas Thursday to support reinstating Planned Parenthood into the Women's Health Program. Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston) is the author of HB 2819, the bill seeks to undo the changes made last session by Republicans seeking to ban clinics with any affiliation to abortion providers.
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These 11 Male Politicians Think They Have Control Over Your Uterus

These 11 Male Politicians Think They Have Control Over Your Uterus
What makes these guys so bad? For starters, every one of these extreme anti-choice politicians has voted against women's reproductive freedom. Every politician on this list has voted to defund Planned Parenthood and cut Title X family-planning programs.
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Top 10 Pro-Choice Comments of 2012

Thankfully, the Mayan calendar was wrong and it looks like we have time for one more blog post in 2012! We hope you saw our list of the Top 10 most outrageous anti-choice comments in 2012. There were so many, it was hard to choose just 10. But for every lump of coal there's a candy cane, and we can't think of a better way to end the year by honoring our Top 10 Pro-Choice Comments of 2012.
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TX Lawmakers Seek to Remove Planned Parenthood Funding, Could Cost Millions

Texas Republican lawmakers are planning to strike funding for Planned Parenthood.
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Planned Parenthood Secures Injunction; Stays in Women's Health Program

The Austin-American Statesman is reporting that Travis County District Judge Stephen Yelenosky today granted Planned Parenthood the temporary injunction it sought.  
Planned Parenthood was seeking a temporary injunction in order to stay in the Texas Women's Health Program (WHP). Today's injunction ensures that they will remain in the WHP until there can be a full trial on the merits.
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Restraining Order Keeps Planned Parenthood in TX Women's Health Program

Today, Planned Parenthood clarified its position and its ability to carry on non-abortion related health services for low-income women across Texas.
As we reported the other day, District Judge Amy Clark Meachum issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) in the Planned Parenthood case against Texas.  Texas had just one day before announced plans to expel Planned Parenthood from the Women's Health Program (WHP) after a federal appeals court ruling favora...
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Is Religious Extremism Behind Recent OK State Health Decisions?

The war on women continues here in Oklahoma.
On Thursday, the Tulsa World reported that the Oklahoma Department of Health will no longer allow three Planned Parenthood facilities in Tulsa to participate in the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program.
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CO Governor Hickenlooper Joined Planned Parenthood's 'Ask Mitt' Rally on Eve of Debate

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, never one to identify himself too closely with controversial or partisan causes, gave a short speech defending a woman's right to choose Tuesday afternoon at a rally organized by Planned Parenthood ahead of Wednesday night's first presidential debate here.
A late addition to the slate of speakers at the group's "Ask Mitt" rally on the Auraria Campus, Hickenlooper criticized Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who stated earlier this year that he wanted to "get rid of" Planned Parenthood.
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Randy Weber: A Record Of Messin' With Texas Women

Having worked on legislation that helps to end human trafficking is laudable, but it does not excuse a record of proudly cutting funds for and access to woman's healthcare. When fighting to balance the budget means slashing the two-year family planning budget from $111 million to $38 million and cutting the Medicaid Woman's Health Program by $35 million, you earn the title as "bearer of the flag in the war against women." While Weber touts his success in the battle against Planned Parenthood, real Texas woman suffer. In March of this year the New York Times published an article in which a mother of 5 spoke about losing access to breast cancer screenings, birth control pills and other routine health exams after the cuts shutdown low income clinics. The state's non-partisan Legislative Budget Board estimated 284,000 woman would lose access to health care costing Medicaid about $230 million. The board's recommendation was to actually expand the program to save money.
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Anti-Abortion Lawyer Parachutes Into VT

The city of Burlington is being sued by a group of pro-life demonstrators who believe that the city's "buffer zone" ordinance is unconstitutional. So reports Seven Days. And the lead attorney who brought the case is one Michael DePrimo of Connecticut.
So who is Michael DePrimo, and why is he bothering with a case in Vermont?
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