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Two New Polls: Majority Supports Continued Funding of Planned Parenthood

As Congress considers restrictions on and total elimination of federal funding for reproductive health serivces, two new public opinion polls released today indicate that the ultra-right lawmakers pushing for funding bans are far out of step with the majority of American voters.

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On the Frontlines: A Counselor Addresses a Gauntlet of Lies

By the time a woman arrives at the clinic, she has already thought a lot about her pregnancy and what to do next.  But she still has to run a gauntlet of people questioning her, and confront their lies.

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Chicago City Council Passes Buffer Zone Ordinance

The Chicago City Council recently passed an ordinance establishing a buffer zone outside all medical facilities to protect health care workers, volunteers, and patients from harassment and obstruction.

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Citizen “Entrapment”: Lila Rose and 21st Century Stealth Pro-Life Activism

Lila Rose’s Live Action Films uses police quality undercover equipment to record a loosely scripted conversation in which Rose and her cohorts bait Planned Parenthood employees into violating the organization’s policies. Welcome to twenty-first century stealth pro-life activism.

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Breaking News: Aurora, IL, Latest Battleground

The construction of a new Planned Parenthood clinic in Aurora, Illinois, has been held up as the judge in the case rules against Planned Parenthood’s claim of discrimination. But the fight isn’t close to over.

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New Missouri Law on Hold

A new Missouri law classifying Planned Parenthood clinics as “ambulatory surgical centers” isn’t about safety – it’s about circumventing a women’s legal right to an abortion.

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