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House Passes Bills to Defund Planned Parenthood, Add Criminal Penalties for Abortion Providers

The Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, introduced by Rep. Diane Black (R-TN), passed 241-187.

The two bills passed Friday would “undermine access to comprehensive reproductive health care and criminalize the practice of medicine,” says the president of the National Partnership for Women and Families.

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House Will Vote This Week to Defund Planned Parenthood

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.

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.

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Congresswoman: Release Unedited Planned Parenthood Attack Videos to House Committee

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.

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.

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House Likely to Vote After Labor Day to Defund Planned Parenthood

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.

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.

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Anti-Choice Group Features Former StemExpress Employee in Latest Planned Parenthood Attack Video

A California court recently issued a restraining order blocking CMP from publishing videos of three StemExpress employees.

A California court recently issued a restraining order blocking CMP from publishing videos of three StemExpress employees.

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GOP Candidates Use Deceptive Anti-Planned Parenthood Videos to Propose Outlawing Abortion

It's no surprise that Planned Parenthood came up at the GOP debate, but the substance of that debate was less about Planned Parenthood and more about whether abortion should be legal in the United States at all.

It’s no surprise that Planned Parenthood came up at the GOP debate, but the substance of that debate was less about Planned Parenthood and more about whether abortion should be legal in the United States at all.

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Democrats Push to Hold Crisis Pregnancy Centers Accountable

House Democrats reintroduced a bill last week that would prohibit so-called crisis pregnancy centers from falsely advertising that they provide abortion services.

House Democrats reintroduced a bill last week that would prohibit so-called crisis pregnancy centers from falsely advertising that they provide abortion services.

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Congressional Progressives to SEC: Publicize Pay Gap Between Workers and CEOs (Updated)

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could soon mandate that corporations make public the ever-growing pay gaps between executives and workers after a series of delays that have for years frustrated congressional progressives.

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could soon mandate that corporations make public the ever-growing pay gaps between executives and workers after a series of delays that have for years frustrated congressional progressives.

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Some Democrats Go on Offense Against Front Group Behind Planned Parenthood Videos

While many Democrats avoid discussing the deceptive Center for Medical Progress videos, others are starting to push back against the front group.

While many Democrats avoid discussing the deceptive Center for Medical Progress videos, others are starting to push back against the front group.

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Mission Accomplished: Planned Parenthood Attacks Coordinated by High-Ranking Republican Operatives

Planned Parenthood is certainly the target, but its destruction is not the goal, any more than destroying ACORN was the true goal back in 2008. Destruction would be a happy side effect, but the true goal is to destroy the pathway for women to have access to legal and safe abortions.

Planned Parenthood is certainly the target, but its destruction is not the goal, any more than destroying ACORN was the true goal back in 2008. Destruction would be a happy side effect, but the true goal is to destroy the pathway for women to have access to legal and safe abortions.

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