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Dec 4, 2019 - 03:00 pm .- The Senate on Thursday confirmed Sarah Pitlyk, a Catholic lawyer and former special counsel at the Thomas More Society, a legal firm that specializes in pro-life and religious freedom cases.
Nov 15, 2019 - 03:53 pm .- Members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee heard testimony Thursday on abortion from a new mother, as well as a mother who aborted her child because of a “fatal fetal diagnosis.”
Nov 15, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- A pro-life organization said that “justice was not done,” after federal court found that pro-life advocate David Daleiden’s Center for Medical Progress caused “substantial harm” to Planned Parenthood by secretly recording meetings with abortion doctors and staff to expose their business practices.
Nov 14, 2019 - 12:10 pm .- A House of Representatives committee will hold a hearing on Thursday to investigate restrictions on abortion clinics passed in pro-life states. 
Oct 29, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- Rep. Brian Sims (D-Philadelphia), the subject of an unrelated ethics investigation, wrote a card to the Garecht family of Pennsylvania in late October apologizing for recording them outside of a Planned Parenthood in Philadelphia in mid-April.
Oct 28, 2019 - 02:40 pm .- A hearing began on Monday in Missouri to determine the fate of the state’s last remaining abortion clinic.
Oct 4, 2019 - 09:30 am .- The Supreme Court will consider an abortion case this term after it announced on Friday that it will hear a challenge to Louisiana’s abortion law.
Oct 2, 2019 - 05:29 pm .- Planned Parenthood announced Wednesday the opening of an 18,000 square foot, $7 million “mega” abortion clinic in southern Illinois, just a dozen miles from Missouri’s last remaining Planned Parenthood clinic.
Oct 1, 2019 - 10:00 am .- The Department of Health and Human Services announced on Monday that is allocating $33.6 million in Title X funding previously earmarked for Planned Parenthood and other entities that have withdrawn from the program.
Sep 18, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- The report from the Guttmacher Institute, the research arm of Planned Parenthood, found that the total number of abortions fell by 196,000 over the past six years.
Sep 16, 2019 - 03:59 pm .- Dr. Leana Wen, the former president of Planned Parenthood whom the board fired in July amid a dispute over the group’s mission, is reportedly still locked in a contract disagreement with the board over the terms of her exit.
Sep 11, 2019 - 12:21 am .- In response to new federal and state regulations restricting funding of abortion clinics, Planned Parenthood announced Monday that two of its clinics in Ohio will close this month.
Sep 6, 2019 - 12:04 am .- After several months of new pro-life legislation aimed at restricting abortion or defunding Planned Parenthood, the organization’s national branch has announced the expansion of its telemedicine program to all 50 states by next year.
Aug 30, 2019 - 05:00 pm .- A Missouri decision this week calls into question whether any legislation is possible on abortion in the first two trimesters of pregnancy, and whether a new Supreme Court decision on the issue is now inevitable.
Aug 27, 2019 - 01:05 pm .- Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life, called the signers “wildly out of touch” with the views of most Americans.
Aug 27, 2019 - 07:00 am .- Planned Parenthood’s decision to forgo tens of millions of dollars per year in Title X grants simply reinforces its commitment to abortion, say those familiar with the organization’s operations.
Aug 19, 2019 - 07:00 pm .- The decision took effect Monday, as the deadline passed for compliance with the new program rules.
Aug 19, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- Former clinic director Mayra Rodriguez claimed she was unfairly dismissed after raising concerns about ethical and legal breaches at abortion facilities run by the group.
Aug 19, 2019 - 03:24 pm .- Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin’s administration has reportedly denied a Planned Parenthood clinic in downtown Louisville its license to perform abortions, doing so for the second time.
Aug 16, 2019 - 10:15 am .- The decision is set to take effect Aug. 19, the date by which funding recipients are required to make a “good faith” undertaking to comply with a new rule barring the referral of clients for abortion services.