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Women need expanded access to affordable contraceptives

May 23, 2012


The Bellingham Herald, May 23, 2012 by LINDA MCCARTHY A recent letter to the editor challenged the notion that women’s health is under attack and I’d like to offer a different opinion. Across the nation, we are witnessing deep cuts to family planning, attempts to redefine “personhood,” restrictions prohibiting new technology (telemedicine) from providing abortion […]

Bob Dold Introduces Bill To Protect Planned Parenthood Funding

May 9, 2012


Huffington Post, May 9, 2012 by Laura Bassett Planned Parenthood does not have many GOP friends in Congress, but one rare, pro-choice Republican in the House of Representatives stuck his neck out on Wednesday and announced his plan to protect the family planning provider from his party’s political attacks. Freshman Rep. Bob Dold (R-Ill.) on […]

Planned Parenthood In Ohio, Wisconsin Loses Battles

April 20, 2012


Huffington Post, April 20, 2012 by Laura Bassett WASHINGTON– The GOP may insist that there is no war on women, but the campaign against Planned Parenthood, which provides health care to one in five American women each year, is gaining ground in the Midwest. Republican state representatives in Ohio slipped an amendment into the state’s […]