Planned Parenthood

A Texas-Style War on Women Guts Basic Care to Jab Planned Parenthood

by Akiba Solomon on Mar 15, 2012 9:34AM

Black, single, childless and back in college, Delia Henry represents a population rarely visible in the so-called war on women. And she's about to lose her health care because Rick Perry is gutting a Women's Health Program just to hurt Planned Parenthood.

Topics: Gender, Planned Parenthood, Health, Gender & Sexuality

Komen Is Just the Latest Round in the Anti-Choice Game of Chess

by Akiba Solomon on Feb 9, 2012 10:43AM

And poor women and women of color remain the pawns who get sacrificed.

Topics: Gender, Health, Gender & Sexuality, Planned Parenthood

Karen Handel Resigns From Komen Foundation

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 7, 2012 10:58AM

Karen Handel just announced her resignation as a senior vice president for public policy of Susan G. Komen for the Cure on Tuesday morning.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Romney: "I Also Feel Government Should Cut Off Funding to Planned Parenthood"

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 7, 2012 10:40AM

In an interview on Monday, when asked whether he thinks Komen should provide funds to Planned Parenthood, presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said "I don't think so."

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen Founder in 2010 Memoir: Dropping Planned Parenthood Would Be "Turning Our Backs" On Poor Women

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 6, 2012 4:26PM

Just two years ago Komen for the Cure founder Nancy Brinker wrote that cutting funding to Planned Parenthood would be turning "our backs on these women."

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Turns Out Komen Vice Pres. Karen Handel is Anti-Gay Everything

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 6, 2012 10:25AM

Komen for the Cure Vice President Karen Handel is against civil unions, adoptions, and benefits for same sex couples.

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Will You Be Cutting Funding to Susan G. Komen? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on Feb 6, 2012 9:31AM

After last week's news that Susan G. Komen For The Cure is defunding Planned Parenthood, many of our readers say they're doing their own defunding of Komen.

Topics: Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood Pres. Thanks Internet for Elevating Importance of Cancer Prevention for Women in Need

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 3, 2012 12:22PM

"Planned Parenthood thanks each and every person who has contributed to elevating the importance of breast cancer prevention for so many women in need."

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Collection of 'Planned Parenthood Saved Me' Stories on Tumblr

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 3, 2012 12:10PM

Check out this Tumblr that includes stories submitted by "women whose lives were saved or changed because they had access to affordable healthcare like cancer screenings though Planned Parenthood."

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood

Komen's Sorry, Planned Parenthood 'Probably Eligible' For Funds

by Jorge Rivas on Feb 3, 2012 11:07AM

Brinker said the entire Komen drops Planned Parenthood controversy is a "mischaracterization" because they "still have three grants they are committed to at least another year through the end of the grant cycle."

Topics: /NOW, Planned Parenthood