The U.S. House is expected to vote Thursday on a bill to defund Planned Parenthood for one year unless it stops offering abortion care.
Congressional investigations into Planned Parenthood inspired by deceptive videos kicked off on Wednesday, with a hearing that featured no witnesses from either Planned Parenthood or the Center for Medical Progress.
Planned Parenthood is the only option for safety net family planning services in one-fifth of the counties it operates in.
Rep. Diana DeGette is calling on her colleague Tim Murphy, chair of a House committee that will investigate Planned Parenthood, to make sure his colleagues get the full story from the anti-choice tapes.
It’s not clear which proposal will be voted on, but the GOP-led House is likely to vote to defund Planned Parenthood shortly after the August recess.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday seeks to blocks efforts by the Jindal administration to try and cut funding to Planned Parenthood health centers in the state.
Imagine if the next debate among the Republican presidential candidates started with the moderator asking all the participants who are parents to raise their hands if their children received the polio vaccine as infants.
The Department of Health and Human Services says it has found no evidence of wrongdoing among either government researchers who work with fetal tissue or companies that supply it.
Attorneys for three Planned Parenthood facilities targeted by Florida regulators for operating beyond their licensure claim the move is an unprecedented political attack.
Sitting in the shadows of CMP’s high-profile video campaign is a lesser-known strategy abortion opponents have employed for decades—to cut off access to abortion directly at the source by trying to shut down existing Planned Parenthood abortion clinics and prevent new ones from opening.