Some State Lawmakers Seek to Protect Birth-Control AccessEven with the Republican failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law, Democratic lawmakers in some states are pressing ahead with efforts to protect birth control access, Planned Parenthood funding and abortion coverage in case they are jeopardized in the future.
Get By Without Planned Parenthood? One Texas Effort StumblesIn pushing a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that cuts off funds for Planned Parenthood, Republicans are out to reassure women who rely on the major health care organization that other clinics will step up to provide their low-cost breast exams, contraception and cancer screenings.
Federal Judge Blocks New Florida Abortion LawA federal judge late Thursday put on hold key portions of a new Florida law that would block public funding for Planned Parenthood and greatly increase inspection requirements for abortion clinics.
Florida Planned Parenthood Clinic Evacuated; 7 TreatedHazardous materials teams found unidentified chemicals inside cleaning closets at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Florida on Monday after the clinic sent seven staffers who were complaining of breathing problems to a hospital for evaluation, police and clinic officials said.
State-by-State Strategy Wielded to Defund Planned ParenthoodThough congressional Republicans' bid to defund Planned Parenthood was vetoed by President Barack Obama, anti-abortion activists and politicians are achieving a growing portion of their goal with an aggressive state-by-state strategy.
Planned Parenthood Asks Judge For Emergency Ruling Allowing For 12-Week AbortionsPlanned Parenthood in Florida asked a judge Monday for an emergency ruling to allow them to continue performing abortions at 12 and 13 weeks after a discrepancy with the state about what constitutes first and second-trimester abortions.
Florida Inspectors Find Violations At 4 Planned Parenthood ClinicsFlorida officials say three of the 16 Planned Parenthood facilities inspected last week were performing procedures beyond their licensing authority, and one facility was not keeping proper logs relating to fetal remains.
A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic ViolenceDesiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.
Fla. Planned Parenthood Office Banned From Performing Abortions After Judge Grants InjunctionA Planned Parenthood office has been banned from performing medical procedures, including abortions, after a judge granted a temporary injunction filed against the organization.
Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In VirginiaKen Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women's health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Protesters Picket In Front Of Head Of Orlando's Planned Parenthood HomeThe head of Orlando's Planned Parenthood operations says she was targeted for a protest last weekend as she was taking a neighborhood stroll with her husband and 3-year-old son.
Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on WomenIf you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan's record on women's health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney's primary opponents, Rick Santorum.