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Abortion Providers Should Take Legal Action Against the Center for Medical Progress—Here’s Why

The videos released by CMP show quite definitively that Planned Parenthood is not engaged in the illegal sale of fetal tissue. They also show something else, something that CMP likely did not intend—that their own coordinated attack violated a host of laws.

The videos released by CMP show quite definitively that Planned Parenthood is not engaged in the illegal sale of fetal tissue. They also show something else, something that CMP likely did not intend—that their own coordinated attack violated a host of laws.

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Watchdog Group: California Should Investigate Anti-Choice Attack Organization for Fraud

A watchdog group has asked the California attorney general to investigate whether the anti-choice group that posed as a non-existent medical research entity violated California law "by making false or misleading solicitations for charitable donations."

A watchdog group has asked the California attorney general to investigate whether the anti-choice group that posed as a non-existent medical research entity violated California law “by making false or misleading solicitations for charitable donations.”

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Government Rules LGBTQ People Protected From Employment Discrimination

The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.

The decision released on Thursday is a historic first step in outlawing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation nationwide.

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No, Donating Fetal Tissue Isn’t Illegal

Both federal and state law allows providers to facilitate fetal tissue transplant and donation and even charge for the process, a point anti-abortion advocates would like to ignore. Planned Parenthood broke no laws.

Both federal and state law allows providers to facilitate fetal tissue transplant and donation and even charge for the process, a point anti-abortion advocates would like to ignore. Planned Parenthood broke no laws.

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Scott Walker Moves to Do Away With Workers’ Weekends

Walker's latest austerity measures came just hours before he officially became a contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

Walker’s latest austerity measures came just hours before he officially became a contender for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination.

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Obama Administration Notches Another Win in Fight Over Contraception Coverage

A ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the Obama administration another decisive win in its fight to expand contraception coverage.

A ruling from the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals gave the Obama administration another decisive win in its fight to expand contraception coverage.

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Pentagon to Lift Ban on Openly Transgender Military Service Members

Calling the current ban on transgender military service members "outdated," Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Monday that the Department of Defense will start the process of lifting the ban and allowing transgender people to serve openly.

Calling the current ban on transgender military service members “outdated,” Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Monday that the Department of Defense will start the process of lifting the ban and allowing transgender people to serve openly.

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House GOP Pulls Breast Cancer Bill Over Unfounded Abortion Concerns (Updated)

House Republicans on Tuesday pulled a popular breast cancer research funding bill over unfounded concerns that it would indirectly fund Planned Parenthood.

House Republicans on Tuesday pulled a popular breast cancer research funding bill over unfounded concerns that it would indirectly fund Planned Parenthood.

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Lawsuit Challenges Refusal to Issue Marriage Licenses in Kentucky

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court's marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

The first round of legal challenges to the Supreme Court’s marriage equality ruling happened in Kentucky Monday.

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More Religiously Affiliated Nonprofits Ask Roberts Court to Step Into Birth Control Fight

A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer's rights.

A petition to the U.S. Supreme Court filed by a group of religiously affiliated nonprofits argues that any process that allows employees to access contraception coverage is a violation of employer’s rights.

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