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Planned Parenthood in St. Louis, Missouri.

In final decision, Missouri health department denies license to Planned Parenthood

Jun 21, 2019

Missouri’s health department on Friday rejected a license renewal request from a Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis, the last... Read more

Sign outside a Planned Parenthood faculty.

Planned Parenthood to lose $60 million after Title X ruling

Jun 21, 2019

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that new Title X rules, that prohibit funds from going to... Read more

A rally at the last Planned Parenthood in Missouri.

Botched abortions at Missouri's last abortion clinic raise questions

Jun 19, 2019

In a legal battle over the closure of Missouri’s last functioning Planned Parenthood, state health department officials cited four botched... Read more

State Rep. Brian Sims with Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL, at an event for the organization's 45th anniversary, Feb. 4, 2014, in the San Francisco area. (Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0).)

Mom, target of doxing state rep, calls for Sims’ censure

Jun 18, 2019

State Rep. Brian Sims is facing possible censure in the Pennsylvania legislature following his harassment and attempts to dox women... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Judge issues injunction to keep MO abortion clinic open another two weeks

Jun 11, 2019

Judge Michael F. Stelzer of Missouri Circuit Court in St. Louis granted the city’s Planned Parenthood clinic a preliminary injunction... Read more

Judge: Missouri can't require doctors' testimony in hearing on abortion clinic

Jun 5, 2019

A Missouri circuit court judge ruled Tuesday that doctors not employed by a St. Louis Planned Parenthood do not have... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Despite concerns about Missouri abortion clinic, judge keeps it open for now

Jun 1, 2019

A judge’s temporary restraining order has prevented the closure of the last abortion clinic in Missouri for now, but the... Read more

Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims.

Mom demands apology from state Rep. Brian Sims, who doxed her daughters outside Planned Parenthood

May 15, 2019

A Pennsylvania mother of teenage daughters is demanding an apology from state representative Brian Sims, who shouted down and tried... Read more

Vermont State House, Montpellier, VT.

'Unrestricted' abortion bill passes in Vermont

May 13, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The legislature also advanced a measure to make abortion a constitutional right.  Read more

Speakers at a May 10 pro-life demonstration in Philadelphia.

Pro-life rally draws 1,000 after Rep. Brian Sims' Planned Parenthood videos

May 10, 2019

More than 1,000 people gathered May 10 for a public demonstration against recent social media videos that depicted a Pennsylvania... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput. CNA file photo.

Chaput: Rep. Brian Sims’ harassment of pro-lifers 'unbecoming of an elected official'

May 8, 2019

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia called for broad participation in a pro-life rally this week, scheduled in response to a... Read more

State Rep. Brian Sims with Ilyse Hogue, president of NARAL, at an event for the organization's 45th anniversary, Feb. 4, 2014, in the San Francisco area.

Pa. legislator acknowledges aggression toward woman praying at Planned Parenthood

May 7, 2019

Brian Sims, a Pennsylvania state legislator who confronted a woman praying outside Planned Parenthood last week, said in a video... Read more

PA State Rep. and Co-Host Brian Sims attends the House of Taylor dinner benefitting The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation on August 7, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.

Brian Sims, doxing state rep, was subject of ethics investigation

May 7, 2019

The state’s ethics commission opened an investigation into state Rep. Brian Sims following a 2017 complaint that he had violated... Read more

Pennsylvania State Rep. Brian Sims.

After harassing woman outside Planned Parenthood, Penn. lawmaker says Christians are 'Bible Bullies'

May 6, 2019

A Pennsylvania lawmaker has said that pro-life activists and Christians are bullies, after he faced criticism for a video he... Read more

Emails show Planned Parenthood behind California rule to make churches pay for abortions

Apr 5, 2019

A 2014 California rule forcing religious groups, including churches, to cover elective abortions for employees was the result of direct... Read more

Gold dome of Georgia Capitol in Atlanta. Via Shutterstock.

Georgia passes heartbeat abortion bill despite celebrity criticism

Apr 1, 2019

The Georgia state legislature has passed a controversial fetal heartbeat bill Saturday, despite protests from actors and business executives.  Read more

Planned Parenthood.

California AG files to block Title X abortion 'gag rule'

Mar 25, 2019

California’s attorney general on Friday asked a federal judge to block a new Trump administration rule designed to strip abortion... Read more

Planned Parenthood logo on one of their centers.

Ohio can defund Planned Parenthood, court rules

Mar 13, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A state law in Ohio that effectively defunds Planned Parenthood is legal, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on... Read more

Planned Parenthood logo on one of their centers.

Illinois Planned Parenthood announces new program to replace Title X funds

Feb 28, 2019

The Protect Life Rule was finalized on Feb. 22 and will come into effect in April. The policy forbids Title... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

'Protect Life Rule' to strip Planned Parenthood of some federal funds

Feb 22, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

After the Trump administration finalized new federal rules on Friday, by which abortion clinics will be ineligible to receive Title... Read more