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Five Health Care Mandates Republicans Support

June 29, 2012


Think Progress, June 29, 2012 by Annie-Rose Strasser Republicans are in complete upheaval over Obamacare, fired up by the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the law yesterday. They have continuously claimed that the government is ramming this legislation down the throats of the American people, and now they are calling it an unwanted financial burden […]

Judge bars Kansas from cutting family planning funds

June 29, 2012


Kansas City Star, June 29, 2012 by AP WICHITA — A federal judge has again barred Kansas from stripping federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood clinics in Wichita and Hays as well as an unaffiliated clinic in Dodge City. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas Marten on Friday extended his preliminary injunction first issued a […]

Kansas Board of Health Revokes License Of Doctor For Not Forcing 10 Year Olds To Give Birth

June 25, 2012


RH Reality Check, June 25, 2012 by Robin Marty In a continuing effort to both curb access to abortion and reiterate their own opinion that there is never any situation where abortion could be necessary for a patient’s well-being, the Kansas State Board of Healing Arts has decided in favor of revoking Dr. Ann Neuhaus’s […]

Kan. doctor loses license over abortion referrals

June 22, 2012


Houston Chronicle, June 22, 2012 by John Hanna TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas doctor remained unapologetic Friday after state regulators revoked her medical license over allegations that she performed inadequate mental health exams on young patients she then referred to Dr. George Tiller for late-term abortions. Dr. Ann Kristin Neuhaus and other abortion-rights supporters described […]

No, Kansas. Abortions do not cause breast cancer

May 26, 2012


Star Tribune, May 26, 2012 by Elaine Shattner In Kansas, legislators recently passed the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act. If enacted into law, the bill would require doctors to tell pregnant women of a relationship between abortion and breast cancer. This news follows passage by the New Hampshire State House of the Women’s Right […]

What really lies behind the “war on women”

May 25, 2012


Op Ed News, May 25, 2012 by Naomi Wolf Are women suddenly running rampant in the streets by the millions, threatening society in unexpected ways? You would surely think so by looking at the pattern that is visible across the nation: state by state, a well-funded legislative war on women is being unleashed. Many of […]

Planned Parenthood In Pennsylvania May Be Defunded

May 22, 2012


Huffington Post, May 22, 2012 by Laura Bassett Pennsylvania State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe (R-Butler) will introduce legislation on Wednesday that would defund Planned Parenthood, adding his state to a list of four others that have pending bills to strip public funds from the family planning provider. Metcalfe’s bill, the Whole Woman’s Health Funding Priority Act, […]


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