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New York City's Margaret Sanger Square.

Planned Parenthood acknowledges Margaret Sanger's 'racist legacy', continues abortions

Jul 21, 2020

The New York affiliate of the nation’s largest abortion provider said Tuesday it will remove the name of its founder,... Read more

Participants in the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C.

Americans agree: abortion is not a 'desirable good'

Jul 21, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A new abortion study has revealed the complexity of Americans’ views on abortion, and an openness to discussion. But among... Read more

Texas capitol building, Austen.

Texas pro-life Democrat wins run-off primary election

Jul 15, 2020

Pro-life State Sen. Eddie Lucio won his Democratic primary race on Tuesday, after being the target of aggressive negative campaigning... Read more

Judge shoots down Indiana abortion reporting law, upholds clinic inspection requirement 

Jul 10, 2020

A federal judge ruled against an Indiana law requiring medical providers to inform the state if they treat any complications... Read more

Kanye West.

Kanye West says Planned Parenthoods 'do the devil’s work'

Jul 8, 2020

American hip-hop singer Kanye West has denounced the nation’s largest abortion provider as racist and demonic after announcing an unexpected... Read more

State Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr.

Texas' Bishop Flores criticizes Planned Parenthood for anti-Mexican ethnic slur

Jul 4, 2020

The Bishop of Brownsville, Texas has criticized Planned Parenthood and pro-choice political organizations in the state for use of anti-Mexican... Read more

Missouri cannot block Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood, high court says

Jul 3, 2020

The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a provision that intended to cut Planned Parenthood off from Medicaid funding... Read more

Missouri's last abortion clinic receives license

Jun 26, 2020

The Missouri health department issued a license to the state's only abortion clinic Thursday. Its license had been revoked a... Read more

Missouri's last abortion clinic.

Last Missouri abortion clinic will stay open, despite state’s safety concerns

May 29, 2020

The Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis had been battling the state of Missouri in court for over a year... Read more

Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

Planned Parenthood coronavirus loans could face DOJ investigation

May 21, 2020

More than two dozen senators asked the attorney general on Thursday to investigate Planned Parenthood affiliates that have received emergency... Read more

Planned Parenthood Location.

Senators demand investigation into Planned Parenthood PPP loans

May 20, 2020

Planned Parenthood affiliates reportedly received $80 million in emergency coronavirus loans, despite congressional regulations that were intended to disqualify them.  Read more

Indiana state capitol.

Indiana 'hopeful' Supreme Court will hear case on defunding abortion clinics

May 4, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The state of Indiana is hopeful the Supreme Court will hear their case on whether the state can block Planned... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Let states defund Planned Parenthood, Congressmen tell Supreme Court

Apr 30, 2020

More than 130 members of Congress are asking the Supreme Court to allow states to defund Planned Parenthood.  Read more

Planned Parenthood location in Dayton, Ohio.

Planned Parenthood president hails 'silver lining' to coronavirus

Apr 29, 2020

Planned Parenthood’s president has hailed an increase in telehealth services, including access to chemical abortions, as a “silver lining” of... Read more

Planned Parenthood Location.

Texas AG: Planned Parenthood not singled out by coronavirus order

Apr 2, 2020

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has disputed Planned Parenthood’s claim that the state targeted abortion clinics in an order prohibiting... Read more

Texas state capitol building, Austin.

Texas coronavirus abortion rule back in effect, after court grants stay

Mar 31, 2020

A Texas order prohibiting most abortions during the novel coronavirus pandemic is temporarily back in effect, after the Fifth U.S.... Read more

Blue and white sign above the entrance for the Planned Parenthood clinic in Newton, NJ. Via Shutterstock.

Federal judges stop states designating abortion 'non-essential'

Mar 31, 2020

Federal judges in Texas, Alabama, and Ohio on Monday halted state rules that would limit or halt entirely abortions during... Read more

The Life Center, Sacramento California.

'A surge of hope': The fight to keep crisis pregnancy centers open

Mar 28, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Facing limited hours and a shortage of supplies, crisis pregnancy centers are working and praying with pregnant women, helping any... Read more

The Texas capitol.

Abortion groups challenge Texas' coronavirus-driven elective surgery ban

Mar 27, 2020

Texas has said that elective surgeries, including abortions, must halt to free up medical supplies for the response to the... Read more

US Capitol building.

Senate passes coronavirus economic rescue bill

Mar 25, 2020

The Senate reached a bipartisan agreement early Wednesday morning on a rescue package for the U.S. economy as part of... Read more