Tag: Planned Parenthood

Former Planned Parenthood worker says ‘power of ultrasound’ changed her

Former Planned Parenthood worker says ‘power of ultrasound’ changed her

| Kurt Jensen | January 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

When it comes to speaking her mind, Abby Johnson never holds back. Affable in a way usually described as down-home, as the mother of seven children, she finds that a certain bluntness suits her best.

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High court won’t hear states’ appeals over defunding Planned Parenthood

High court won’t hear states’ appeals over defunding Planned Parenthood

| December 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pro-life leaders said they were disappointed the U.S. Supreme Court declined Dec. 10 to hear appeals from Kansas and Louisiana on lower court rulings that have stopped the states from blocking Medicaid funds going to Planned Parenthood.

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Supreme Court rejects challenge to Arkansas abortion law

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Arkansas abortion law

| Carol Zimmermann | May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Supreme Court’s decision May 29 not to hear a case against an Arkansas abortion law, thus letting the state’s restrictions on abortion-inducing drugs stand, will have broad impact, say those on both sides of the issue.

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Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

Cardinal says separating abortion from Title X funds ‘greatly needed’

The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman praised the Trump administration’s move to reinstate Reagan-era regulations banning any family planning clinic that receives Title X federal funds from making abortion referrals or sharing space with abortion providers.

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Leading the pro-life generation

Leading the pro-life generation

| Jessica Weinberger | January 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

As president and SFLA’s official spokesperson, Hawkins is at the helm of what she sees as the most important political campaign — ending abortion. She has tripled the number of campus pro-life groups in the U.S., exponentially grown attendance at the national conferences and authored SFLA’s 2013 self-published book, “Courageous: Students Abolishing Abortion in this Lifetime.”

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Pro-life groups blast Smith’s Senate appointment for abortion ties

Pro-life groups blast Smith’s Senate appointment for abortion ties

| December 14, 2017 | 10 Comments

Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life President Leo LaLonde called Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton’s Dec. 13 appointment of Lt. Gov. Tina Smith to the U.S. Senate “overwhelmingly disappointing to the state’s pro-life majority.”

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Annual abortion data shows growth in Planned Parenthood’s share

Annual abortion data shows growth in Planned Parenthood’s share

| July 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

The annual report on abortions in Minnesota released June 30 by the Minnesota Department of Health shows 9,953 abortions were performed in 2016, the second lowest number since the state began recording the data in 1975.

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Pro-life bills pass narrowly on Senate floor, await governor’s desk

Pro-life bills pass narrowly on Senate floor, await governor’s desk

| May 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

After hearing a slew of protests in the background and an afternoon of rebuttals, the pro-life majority in the Minnesota Senate won out in passing two pieces of legislation May 4.

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Trump signs bill to let states redirect funds away from abortion clinics

Trump signs bill to let states redirect funds away from abortion clinics

| April 14, 2017 | 1 Comment

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law April 13 that allows states to redirect Title X family planning funding away from clinics that perform abortions and to community clinics that provide comprehensive health care for women and children.

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Bill passes to allow states to redirect funds away from abortion clinics

Bill passes to allow states to redirect funds away from abortion clinics

| March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Senate voted late March 30 to override a rule change made by in the last days of the Obama administration that prevented states from redirecting Title X family planning funding away from clinics that performed abortions and to community clinics that provide comprehensive health care.

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Pro-life advocates who made undercover videos charged with 15 felonies

Pro-life advocates who made undercover videos charged with 15 felonies

| March 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two California pro-life advocates are facing 15 felonies for making undercover videos of Planned Parenthood affiliate officials alleging they committed improprieties regarding fetal tissue and organs.

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Pink Planned Parenthood supporters a sign pro-lifers must keep fighting

Pink Planned Parenthood supporters a sign pro-lifers must keep fighting

| February 15, 2017 | 1 Comment

Thousands of Planned Parenthood supporters in pink with pink signs confirmed pro-lifers don’t have an easy road ahead Feb. 11 despite recent wins in the pro-life movement.

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