Browsing All posts tagged under »planned parenthood«

Don’t politicize reproductive health issues

September 9, 2012

0

Greenville News, September 8, 2012 by Joyce Fishman Klein How did you learn the alphabet? Did you learn that A is for Apples, B is for Boys, etc.? Today in the world of politics in this country we are learning a new alphabet: A is for Abortion, B is for Birth control, C is for […]

Democrats single out Texas as the nation’s vilest villain in the ‘war on women’

September 6, 2012

0

Houston Chronicle, September 6, 2012 by Jana Kasperkevic Texas Republicans have been singled out as villains in the war on women by none other than … Texas Democrats. At a Texas delegation breakfast earlier this week, State Sen. Leticia Van de Putte “warned that the attack on reproductive rights had roots in Texas, with the […]

Texas Planned Parenthood merger

September 1, 2012

0

KVUE ABC, September 1, 2012 TEXAS — Three branches of Planned Parenthood across the state have merged to become Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas. The non-profits in Austin, North Texas and Waco are joining together to serve more than 120,000 Texas this year. Ken Lambrecht, CEO of Planned Parenthood of North Texas, says the new merger is “designed to be […]

Coerced-abortion laws part of new pro-life strategy

August 30, 2012

0

Colorado Independent, August 30, 2012 by Sofia Resnick On a Friday morning in September 2005, 22-year-old Brittany Wilson sat in a Planned Parenthood clinic a mile away from her home in Sioux Falls, S.D., and bawled her eyes out. Ten days before, she had called the clinic to schedule an abortion. Three days before her […]

What Vancouver women think about the US Republican Party’s “war on women”

August 30, 2012

0

Vancouver Observer, August 30, 2012 by Beth Hong While Clint Eastwood’s strange “invisible Obama chair” endorsement of Mitt Romney at the Republican National Convention last night took over news headlines and Twitter feeds this morning, many individual Americans and groups continue to focus their efforts on the Republican Party’s ‘war on women‘, a term referring […]

Help Texas Women – Act Now!

August 29, 2012

0

Planned Parenthood Email, August 29, 2012 After hearing from thousands of supporters from across the state, the Texas Department of State Health Services will hold a public meeting on its proposal to create a 100 percent state funded Women’s Health Program— all so they can try to kick Planned Parenthood and our nearly 50,000 patients […]

Abortion ban backers fail to make Colorado ballot

August 29, 2012

0

AP, August 29, 2012 by KRISTEN WYATT, DENVER (AP) — The nation’s only pending ballot measure to ban abortion in all circumstances has failed to advance to voters in Colorado. Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler announced Wednesday that backers of the divisive “personhood” amendment fell about 3,900 valid signatures short of the some 86,000 […]