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Roundup: Manchin Introduces Title X Audit Reporting Bill

DC Abortion Fund helps women whose Medicaid-funding for abortion was pulled at the last minute; Florida senate wants to subject Medicaid funding for contraception to religious refusals; and Sen. Manchin thinks showing that no Title X money is spent on abortion will solve something.

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Effort to Strip Title X Funding Fails

Although an amendment to remove Title X funding passed the House it failed in the senate.

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Weekly Pulse: The Republicans’ War on Women

Last week the fate of the entire federal government revolved around birth control. Yes, birth control. Analysis of the ongoing war against women being waged in Congress and in state legislatures nationwide.

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Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Money Crisis

If the family planning infrastructure of our nation is obliterated by the current strains of extremism, we’ll see not only more unintended pregnancies and abortions, but also a big rise in STDs.

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Murkowski, Brown, Collins Against Eliminating Title X

The three Republican senators are signalling that they will not vote to eliminate Title X funding.

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Public Funding of Family Planning is Essential, Even Under Health Reform

Even in Massachusetts, where 98 percent of residents have health insurance, research shows cuts to publicly-funded family planning would be devastating.

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Public Funding of Family Planning is Essential, Even Under Health Reform

Research shows that even in Massachusetts, a state where 98 percent of residents have health insurance, cuts to publicly-funded family planning would be devastating.

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Morning Roundup: Continuing Resolution, Planned Parenthood Battle Wages On

Washington considers compensated surrogacy, SBA List and FRC demand House vote against keeping goverment running unless bill is anti-family planning, Sen. Murkowski supports Title X, Nebraska woman denied labor inducement, Idaho poised to ban abortion in state exchanges, and an “expose!” that isn’t really.

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Memo to the Far Right: You Can’t Have it Both Ways

The right’s fixation on the fetus, which starts at conception and ends at birth, denies the science of how to avoid or delay pregnancy in the first place and fails to confront the complexities of raising children in particularly difficult circumstances.

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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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