Planned Parenthood

Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp signing legislation, in Atlanta, banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.
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AP News
October 01, 2019 - 4:23 pm
A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked Georgia's restrictive new abortion law from taking effect, following the lead of other judges who have blocked similar measures in other states.
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Rochester officials have told an anti-abortion group that police will no longer enforce a 15-foot buffer zone in front of the entrances to Planned Parenthood on University Avenue.
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David Madden
August 22, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Planned Parenthood chapters across America have pulled out of a Title X program that uses federal funds for birth control to help fund birth control efforts. The reason? Guidelines from the Trump administration that the agency equates to a gag rule over abortion...
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis.
Jeff Roberson/AP Photo, File
August 19, 2019 - 3:36 pm
By David Crary and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's...
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In this June 28, 2019 file photo, Ashlyn Myers of the Coalition for Life St. Louis, waves to a Planned Parenthood staff member in St. Louis, Mo.
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
July 16, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration says, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medical...
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In this June 4, 2019, file photo, anti-abortion advocates gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis.
Jeff Roberson/AP Photo, File
June 21, 2019 - 12:23 pm
By Jim Salter, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's health department has declined to renew the abortion license for the state's lone clinic, but a court order allows the St. Louis Planned Parenthood affiliate to perform the procedure — for now. The state notified the clinic of its decision...
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Abortion-rights supporters
Jeff Roberson/AP
May 31, 2019 - 2:51 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A judge issued an order Friday ensuring Missouri's only abortion clinic can continue providing abortions, acting just hours before the St. Louis Planned Parenthood facility's license was set to expire. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services had said it would not...
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Pettis was one of a small number of abortion opponents protesting outside the clinic on the day the Missouri Legislature passed a sweeping measure banning abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.
Jim Salter/AP Photo, File
May 28, 2019 - 7:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Missouri's only abortion clinic could be closed by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its license, Planned Parenthood officials said Tuesday. Planned Parenthood officials said in a teleconference that the current license for the St. Louis facility...
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The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Friday against Alabama's abortion law, the latest in legal challenges to state legislation that place restrictions on abortions.
Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images via CNN
May 24, 2019 - 4:14 pm
By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Friday against Alabama's abortion law, the latest in legal challenges to state legislation that place restrictions on abortions. Alabama's near-total ban -- the most restrictive...
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Pro-choice advocates took to the streets of Philadelphia Tuesday as part of a nationwide day of action. The goal was to condemn restrictive anti-abortion laws recently passed in eight states.
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Kim Glovas
May 21, 2019 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pro-choice advocates took to the streets of Philadelphia Tuesday as part of a nationwide day of action. The goal was to condemn restrictive anti-abortion laws recently passed in eight states. Passing cars and trucks beeped their support as about a hundred people...
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Pennsylvania Rep. Brian Sims
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Kristen Johanson
May 08, 2019 - 5:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities in Philadelphia are looking into a video state Rep. Brian Sims posted, which showed him engaging with a woman who was protesting in prayer outside a Center City Planned Parenthood. Demanding an investigation, Pennsylvania Republicans have sent a letter to...
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