During a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about Planned Parenthood’s federal funding, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) condemns the Republican Party for attacking Planned Parenthood and the millions of people who seek medical attention and guidance from the organization. Cummings emotionally discusses his mother-in-law, who died from breast cancer, and emphasizes the importance of Planned Parenthood in communities where no other medical facility exists.
Conservative business interests will likely appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Attorneys from the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit asking the Oklahoma Supreme Court to block enforcement of an anti-choice measure that permits warrantless searches of abortion providers, among other provisions.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted to block a bill that would defund Planned Parenthood for one year, but the clock is still ticking on a potential government shutdown.
In a decisive victory, the National Abortion Federation can now obtain a preliminary injunction blocking the Center for Medical Progress from releasing any further videos containing alleged stolen information.
Mitch McConnell offered up a bill on Tuesday that would fund the government, but defund Planned Parenthood. The bill is expected to receive a vote on Thursday.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is poised to decide whether the National Abortion Federation or the Center for Medical Progress will emerge victorious in the discovery battle that has raged between the parties for weeks.
Democratic lawmakers in Wisconsin are aiming to bolster penalties for businesses that commit wage theft, which impacts women employees at a much higher rate than men.
A ruling on Friday keeps state funding available for Planned Parenthood clinics until October 2 as Republicans try to defund the health-care organization.
Medical and nursing students would complete clinical hours at the clinics as an optional rotation.