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Pro-lifers say Wen’s firing shows abortion is Planned Parenthood priority

Pro-lifers say Wen’s firing shows abortion is Planned Parenthood priority

| July 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

Following the news Dr. Leana Wen was fired by Planned Parenthood as its president, several pro-life leaders remarked that the organization was upset the physician had emphasized the need to expand Planned Parenthood services beyond abortion.

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Appeals court says Title X rule can take effect while suits proceed

Appeals court says Title X rule can take effect while suits proceed

| July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced July 15 it would begin implementing the Trump administration’s “Protect Life Rule” to bar Title X funds from being used for promoting or providing abortion as family planning.

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Makers of ‘Unplanned’ say social media shutdown among hurdles film faced

Makers of ‘Unplanned’ say social media shutdown among hurdles film faced

| Elizabeth Bachmann | July 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

The directors of “Unplanned,” the life-affirming, true story of a Planned Parenthood clinic director turned pro-life activist, described a White House summit on social media as a needed opportunity for conservatives to discuss how Facebook, Twitter and Google and other outlets are shutting out their voices.

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Minnesota abortions drop overall; percentage by Planned Parenthood at record high

Minnesota abortions drop overall; percentage by Planned Parenthood at record high

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

The number of abortions performed in Minnesota in 2018 declined by 2 percent to 9,910 from 10,134 the year before, according to an annual report on abortions released June 30 by the Minnesota Department of Health.

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Missouri could become first state where no abortions can be performed

Missouri could become first state where no abortions can be performed

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services has told Planned Parenthood officials it will not renew its St. Louis clinic’s license expiring May 31 unless the clinic makes changes to comply with various state health regulations.

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Missouri’s new law called ‘giant step forward’ for pro-life movement

Missouri’s new law called ‘giant step forward’ for pro-life movement

With Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signing into law a bill that bans abortions on or beyond the eighth week of pregnancy, the state’s lawmakers” have taken a giant step forward for the pro-life movement,” said St. Louis Archbishop Robert J. Carlson.

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Court won’t hear appeal by pro-life activist sued by Planned Parenthood

Court won’t hear appeal by pro-life activist sued by Planned Parenthood

| April 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Supreme Court April 1 decided against hearing an appeal by pro-life activist David Daleiden, founder of the Center for Medical Progress, of a lower court’s decision not to dismiss a Planned Parenthood civil suit against him over undercover videos filmed in 2015.

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An open letter from Abby Johnson regarding ‘Unplanned’ R rating

An open letter from Abby Johnson regarding ‘Unplanned’ R rating

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

I wanted to take a few minutes before my movie, “Unplanned,” comes out in theaters to talk to you. Mom-to-mom. Parent-to-parent.

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Abortion dialogue in time of extremism

Abortion dialogue in time of extremism

| Michelle La Rosa | March 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

At the end of February, 44 U.S. Senators voted against legislation that would ban the willful or negligent homicide of babies born alive after a botched abortion.

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‘Unplanned’ film on abortion is story of ‘hope, forgiveness and love’

‘Unplanned’ film on abortion is story of ‘hope, forgiveness and love’

| Natalie Hoefe | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Abby Johnson’s life had already become an open book. Soon it also will become a national box office show.

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Court OKs law ending state funding of Planned Parenthood Medicaid services

Court OKs law ending state funding of Planned Parenthood Medicaid services

| March 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit in Cincinnati ruled March 12 that the state of Ohio can stop funding Medicaid services provided by Planned Parenthood and other abortion facilities.

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‘Unplanned’ gets unexpected R rating

‘Unplanned’ gets unexpected R rating

| Christine Rousselle | February 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

The movie “Unplanned,” which tells the true story of former Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson’s conversion into a pro-life activist, has been given an R rating by the Motion Picture Association of America, a decision the directors fear could have been motivated by the pro-life message of the film.

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