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Why We Speak Out For Family Planning

Planned Parenthood is just one of many programs facing cuts if the House continuing resolution is passed into law. But they’ve become a touchstone, because they stand for the battle over who in our country will be considered a full human being.

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The Political Attack on Working Women and Families

The U.S. has one of the highest unplanned pregnancy rates in the developed world. So why are conservatives trying to defund Planned Parenthood?

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Morning Roundup: Arizona Moves Forward on Race/Sex Selection Abortion Ban

The AZ House approves a ban on abortions based on race or sex, dismantling Title X and defunding Planned Parenthood may decrease the survivability of cancer, male birth control technology, and working mothers are also making their kids chubby?

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Morning Roundup: Rep. Speier Speaks Out

Rep. Speier speaks out on her House speech, South Dakota tables abortion provider murder bill, don’t worry – the government will still fund NASCAR sponsorships, and Hawaii gets civil unions.

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Ultimate Irony: Sanctity of Life Promotes Attacking Women

While we watch democracy in action in the Middle East, in America, there is an outright war on women.

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What Happens to Washington State Women if Title X Falls?

If the GOP push to eliminate Title X is successful, along with their attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, low income Americans in need of family planning services in states like Washington State will have nowhere to go.

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The President’s Proposed FY 2012 Budget: Title X and International Family Planning Get Increase

The President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 budget proposal includes increased funding for critical domestic and international reproductive health programs that Republicans are trying to eliminate.

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New GOP Hostage: End Family Planning or Shut Down the Government

Funding cuts proposed by the GOP would eliminate ALL current year funding for Title X family planning programs, devastating the nation’s health care system and (conveniently for ideologues) crippling Planned Parenthood clinics everywhere.

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Morning Roundup: New Hampshire Likes Same Sex Marriage, Thank You Very Much

New Hampshire does not want to repeal its marriage law, Nebraska may increase family planning funding, the elimination of Title X, young moms need career support, and Republican use of abortion as political manipulation.

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Afternoon Roundup: Is There Really A “Debate” About the “Protect Life Act”?

The “Protect Life” bill is not a debate; Can an iPhone catch you sinning?; Texas sonogram law moves forward; and Right Wing Watch brings you the men and women taking part in the Planned Parenthood smear and defunding campaign.

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