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The bill was passed by the state senate with a 23-10 vote along partisan lines, after Republican lawmakers cancelled a scheduled hearing on the legislation to hurry the bill to the floor for a vote.
Dawn Laguens, executive vice president of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, said in a statement that the actions taken by Texas officials should be a “national scandal” and that the organization would continue fighting back against attempts to restrict women’s reproductive health care.
The Supreme Court is considering taking up a request by New Hampshire Right to Life to force disclosure of certain documents by the Obama administration related to a direct grant provided to Planned Parenthood affiliates in New Hampshire.
The Claremont vandalism is part of a flurry of attacks on Planned Parenthood facilities since the front group the Center for Medical Progress began its smear campaign in coordination with Republican lawmakers and extremist anti-choice groups.
It is not enough for Black women to use our votes to elect people who promise to include our issues in their platforms. In the future, as leaders in reproductive health-care policy debates, we will hold them accountable for their actions.
Misogyny may evolve as new tactics are put into practice, but the systematic harassment of women, whether it be for speaking up or for accessing reproductive health care, continues to be about power.
A rogue physician and former abortion provider has been ordered to appear in court Wednesday to explain why he failed to turn over ownership of his chain of abortion clinics when his license was revoked last year.
A federal judge handed down a ruling largely in favor of the National Abortion Federation after a discovery hearing last week.
Texas Health and Human Services Commission Inspector General Stuart Bowen issued a letter Monday to Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, informing the organization that he was ending its participation in the state’s Medicaid program.