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Arizona Federal District Court Blocks Efforts to Defund Planned Parenthood

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A federal district court in Arizona made it official this week and entered a permanent injunction that blocks a law designed to strip Planned Parenthood clinics in the state of funds by banning Medicaid funding for non-abortion health care provided by doctors and clinics that also perform abortions.

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Low-Income Women in Texas Lose Access to Birth Control, Other Services

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It’s time for politicians to admit this isn’t about defunding Planned Parenthood, it’s about defunding family planning.

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Mayors Agree to Just Fund Planned Parenthood Themselves

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The conference of city mayors have grown tired of the war on women.

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Ohio Republicans Attempting To Defund Planned Parenthood, Give Money To Groups That Don’t Provide Birth Control

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The state would “reprioritize” all federal funding, moving Planned Parenthood to last in line.

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STOKING FIRE: Anti-Choice Boycotts Continue, but Will Businesses Continue to Give In?

Boycotts and harassment tactics have an impact, even if it’s not the impact the anti-choicers would like. When businesses submit to antiabortion browbeating, it forces clinicians to scramble to find new suppliers, diverts attention from the provision of care, and exacerbates tensions and anxieties.

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Give Planned Parenthood Funds To Churches!

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The only real surprise is that it took this long for someone to suggest it.

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Kansas Legislature Votes To Take Title X Money From Planned Parenthood, Give It to Pregnancy Centers

Funds meant for low income women needing reproductive health care will instead go to “full-service health clinics” and “pregnancy support and adoption counseling.”

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A Play: As In “Playing” In Indiana

Governor Daniels has an abortion and runs for President.

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Planned Parenthood: Not Goldman Sachs

Foes are painting Planned Parenthood as an inflated corporation, dangerously powerful and drunk on profits. So the true kingpin of American corporate power is a group of community health clinics providing free and low-cost care?

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Miscarriage-as-Murder Bill Center of GOP War on Women

Rep. Bobby Franklin (R-Marietta, GA) of “rape victims aren’t victims” and, now, miscarriage is “prenatal murder” infamy, is not simply a “Lone Ranger,” as some call him. He’s exactly what happens when we allow a GOP full-scale war on women, girls and families to get this far.

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