Tag: Planned Parenthood

Republican, Democratic nominees take opposite views on issue of abortion

Republican, Democratic nominees take opposite views on issue of abortion

| Kurt Jensen | October 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

Among the top life issues for Catholics are abortion, capital punishment and assisted suicide, but only abortion is addressed by both Democrats and Republicans in this election.

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40 Days for Life begins; N.Y. woman shares regret over her abortion year-round

40 Days for Life begins; N.Y. woman shares regret over her abortion year-round

| Emily Benson | September 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

Monday through Friday, Marcia Brown stands outside Planned Parenthood on Bay Road in Queensbury.

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Catholic speakers address Republican National Convention

Catholic speakers address Republican National Convention

| Kurt Jensen | August 26, 2020 | 0 Comments

Abby Johnson, former director of Planned Parenthood and convert to Catholicism, addressed the Republican National Convention Aug. 25 in a video message that emphasized President Donald Trump’s actions for the pro-life cause.

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Planned Parenthood drops suit against Indiana abortion law on ultrasounds

Planned Parenthood drops suit against Indiana abortion law on ultrasounds

| Jodi Marlin | August 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

Ending three years of legal dueling, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Aug. 20 that Planned Parenthood has conceded defeat in a lawsuit that challenged a state law requiring women to undergo an ultrasound at least 18 hours before having an abortion.

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Sanger’s name being removed is the start

Sanger’s name being removed is the start

| August 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

On July 21, Planned Parenthood of Greater New York decided to remove the name of Margaret Sanger, one of the main founders of this organization, from its Manhattan clinic.

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Pro-lifers say Planned Parenthood must return $80 million in PPP funds

Pro-lifers say Planned Parenthood must return $80 million in PPP funds

The head of National Right to Life and other pro-life leaders criticized Planned Parenthood affiliates for applying for and receiving funds under the Paycheck Protection Program, created by Congress to provide relief for small businesses with fewer than 500 employees.

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Daleiden to appeal multimillion judgment in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

Daleiden to appeal multimillion judgment in Planned Parenthood lawsuit

| November 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

After a 10-member jury handed down a multimillion-dollar verdict late Nov. 15 in a federal lawsuit against David Daleiden late Nov. 15, a Chicago based pro-life firm said it would appeal the judgment on behalf of Daleiden and his organization, the Center for Medical Progress.

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Who is ignoring women’s health?

Who is ignoring women’s health?

| Richard Doerflinger | September 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

“You are entitled to your own opinion, but you are not entitled to your own facts.” This observation, attributed to Democratic politician Daniel Patrick Moynihan, comes to mind as I see warring opinions about the Trump administration’s latest conflict with Planned Parenthood.

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Catholic teens inspire one another to ‘not grow tired’ of abortion fight

Catholic teens inspire one another to ‘not grow tired’ of abortion fight

| By Mike FitzGerald | August 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

As Planned Parenthood prepares to open Charlotte’s newest abortion facility this summer, pro-life groups are responding by organizing prayer rallies and sidewalk vigils in front of the facility, and by generating awareness of abortion among local Catholics.

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Planned Parenthood to withdraw from Title X without ‘judicial relief’

Planned Parenthood to withdraw from Title X without ‘judicial relief’

| August 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Attorneys for the Planned Parenthood Federation of America told the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in an Aug. 14 letter that the organization would have to withdraw from the federal Title X program by the close of business Aug. 19 “absent emergency judicial relief.”

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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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