The U.S. has one of the highest unplanned pregnancy rates in the developed world. So why are conservatives trying to defund Planned Parenthood?
Have votes in the House of Representatives to defund Planned Parenthood finally woken media up to the fact that the anti-choice movement opposes contraception as well as abortion?
Today, the House of Representatives voted in favor of the Pence Amendment, eliminating funding for Planned Parenthood. Cecile Richards, President of PPFA, puts out a call for action.
Obviously, the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion” and attempted redefinition of the word “rape” didn’t go far enough in showcasing the GOP’s hatred of women. The latest grandly misogynistic legislation from the party that came into power claiming to be all about jobsjobsjobs is the The Title X Abortion Provider Prohibition A
A New Jersey writer speaks out for the first time about her own rape and her reaction to Congressman Chris Smith’s bill which, she argues, is designed to demolish long-established American freedoms and to undermine the health and rights of poor and middle class women.
An Ohio abortion ban may be on the way, Rep. Pence explains his ludicrous Title X legislation, regular screenings essential to early detection of cervical cancer, NYC school chief under fire for flippant remark on birth control, and the Iowa Board of Medicine will not sanction PP of the Heartland for telemed abortions.
Alaska won’t see ballot initiative to make abortion illegal, NC state representative makes asinine comment on HIV/AIDS, ADF sues Vanderbilt nursing program, Planned Parenthood of Indiana responds to Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN)’s plan to deny Title X funding.