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Planned Parenthood Reacts to SCOTUS Abortion Ruling. Planned Parenthood reacted to the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, promising that they will “never stop fighting” for abortion access. Read more here.
New York Town Rejects Proposed Planned Parenthood. The proposal to bring a Planned Parenthood facility to Henrietta, New York has been denied after a 3-2 vote by the town board. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Wisconsin Has Stopped Scheduling Abortions. All three Planned Parenthood facilities in Wisconsin have temporarily stopped scheduling abortions in anticipation of the upcoming decision on Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health. Read more here.
Biden Admin Gave Drug Overdose Prevention Money to Planned Parenthood. The Biden administration has awarded a grant to Planned Parenthood of Greater New York as part of a drug overdose prevention program. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Closes Idaho Clinic. Planned Parenthood has announced the closure of their Boise, Idaho location. Read more here.
Oklahoma Pro-Life Law to Face Legal Challenge From Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood announced it will file a lawsuit to challenge a new Oklahoma law banning abortion from the moment of conception. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood to Close Five Clinics in Indiana, Idaho and Alaska. Planned Parenthood has announced it will close five abortion centers in Indiana, Idaho and Alaska. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood to Close Five Clinics in Vermont, New Hampshire. Five Planned Parenthood locations in Vermont and New Hampshire are closing next month due to staffing shortages, political divisiveness and underfunding. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood, Others to Spend $150M on U.S. Midterm Elections. Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Emily’s List will spend $150 million on the 2022 midterm elections as they try to “safeguard abortion access.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Stops Abortions in Georgia and Alabama. Planned Parenthood facilities in Alabama and Georgia are not currently performing abortions due to “staffing problems.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Caught Not Reporting Rape of Teen Girl. According to court documents, a Montana Planned Parenthood facility saw a pregnant girl under the age of 16 who was a victim of statutory rape but failed to report the case until weeks later. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Files Suit Over Idaho Abortion Ban. A regional Planned Parenthood organization is suing Idaho over a new law that bans nearly all abortions and includes a private enforcement mechanism. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Receives Record $275M Donation. MacKenzie Scott has donated $275 million to Planned Parenthood, the largest amount ever received by the organization from a single donor. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Gives Out Ice Cream and Condoms at Texas Event. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund passed out ice cream and free condoms at the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Condemns Indiana Pro-Life Law. Planned Parenthood Alliance Advocates of Indiana lobbied against legislation to protect women from coerced abortions, claiming it was “redundant” and “dangerous.” Read more here.
U.S. HHS Secretary Gives $500K to NH Planned Parenthood. U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra gave a $500,000 grant to a New Hampshire Planned Parenthood clinic and then visited the clinic to express support. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Clinic Proposal Canceled After Public Outcry in CA City. Planned Parenthood Mar Monte’s plans for a new clinic in Visalia, California were shut down amid outcry from residents. Read more here.
CA Prosecutors Attempt to Ban Exculpatory Evidence From Pro-Life Journalist’s Criminal Trial. California prosecutors in the criminal trial of David Daleiden, charged for recording conversations with Planned Parenthood employees about baby body parts trafficking, filed a pretrial motion requesting specific evidence be barred from the trial. Read more here.
Wisconsin Gov to Send $1M in COVID Relief Funds to Planned Parenthood. Gov. Tony Evers plans to issue another $1 million in federal COVID relief funding to abortion provider Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin. Read more here.
Vermont Planned Parenthood Closes Due to Financial Challenges. Planned Parenthood of Northern New England plans to close its Newport, Vermont location due to “limited resources and a national crisis for reproductive health access.” Read more here.
NYC All-Girls Private School Hosts Planned Parenthood Class. An elite all-girls private school in New York City is facing criticism after it reportedly hosted a guest lecturer from Planned Parenthood during its annual Health and Wellness Day. Read more here.
Construction Stops on New Planned Parenthood in New York. A New York group has succeeded in preventing a 6,500 square foot Planned Parenthood from opening in a new location at Westfall Medical Park in Brighton, New York. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Sues to Stop South Dakota Abortion Rule. A federal lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood aims to prevent the state of South Dakota from implementing a new rule which requires women to return to a doctor to receive the second of two abortion drugs. Read more here.
U.S. Lawmakers Call for Answers on Federal Funding of Planned Parenthood. Lawmakers are calling on the Government Accountability Office to explain what kind of federal funding Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers are receiving. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Drops Lawsuit Against Texas City. Planned Parenthood has dropped its lawsuit against Lubbock, Texas and its Sanctuary City for the Unborn ordinance, which bans abortion within the city limits. Read more here.
Texas Sues Planned Parenthood to Recover $10M in Tax Dollars. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood to recover more than $10 million in taxpayer funds that the abortion chain received after the state defunded it in 2016. Read more here.
Report: Over 100 Christian Colleges Have Ties to Planned Parenthood. A new report reveals that more than 100 Christian colleges and universities in the United States have had ties to Planned Parenthood in the past two years. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Endorses Nearly 200 U.S. Congressional Incumbents Ahead of 2022 Midterms. Planned Parenthood Action Fund unveiled its list of nearly 200 endorsements for the U.S. House of Representatives ahead of next year’s midterm elections. Read more here.
Report: Average Planned Parenthood CEO Salaries Have Surged 89 Percent Since 2011. According to a report released by the American Life League, the average salary of a CEO at one of Planned Parenthood’s 53 affiliates has risen nearly 89 percent in nine years. Read more here.
PPLA Faces Class-Action Lawsuit After Data Breach. Planned Parenthood of Los Angeles is facing a class-action lawsuit after a cyberattack exposed the health information of more than 400,000 patients. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Executive Fired After Quoting Donor’s Use of Racial Slur. Employee outrage led to the removal of an upper-level executive at a Seattle-based Planned Parenthood affiliate after she repeated the N-word while quoting a donor who had used it. Read more here.
Hackers Access Personal Information of 400K Planned Parenthood Patients. Thousands of people had their personal information accessed by hackers in a data breach of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood to Facilitate Sexuality Education in Southern African Nations. The Namibia Planned Parenthood Association will help to implement a regional sexuality education program in Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana. Read more here.
PPGA Teaches College Students About the ‘Sex Ed’ They Missed in High School. Planned Parenthood Generation Action hosted an event to educate students at Whitman College on the “sex ed” they missed in high school, including the topics of “safe kink practices” and “queer sexual health.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Grant Recipient in Peru Loses Court Battle to Silence News Source. Promsex, an organization that promotes the decriminalization of abortion in Peru, lost in court in its attempt to silence a Catholic news source and hide its ties with Planned Parenthood. Read more here.
Catholic U.S. University to Host Fundraiser for Planned Parenthood. Loyola Marymount University, a Catholic university in Los Angeles, will host a controversial fundraiser for Planned Parenthood. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Whistleblower Details Clinic Corruption, Intimidation. A former Planned Parenthood manager turned pro-life leader says she witnessed falsified abortion records, serious complications from abortions, and personally experienced intimidation during her 17 years with the organization. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Injures Woman in Botched Abortion. A Planned Parenthood facility known for having experienced many medical emergencies has hospitalized another woman who suffered a possible uterine tear during an abortion. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood: Texas Law Turned Call Centers Into Hotlines for Women Pregnant ‘Against Their Will.’ Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson is alleging that Texas’ heartbeat abortion ban has turned her organization’s call centers into “crisis hotlines” for women forced to continue pregnancies “against their will.” Read more here.
U.S. Senator Pushing to Hold SBA Accountable for Planned Parenthood Loans. Senator Rand Paul is spearheading an effort in Congress to hold the Small Business Administration accountable for reportedly sending federal funds to Planned Parenthood through Paycheck Protection Program loans. Read more here.
Dating Platform Will Donate to Planned Parenthood for Each User With Pro-Abortion Badge. OKCupid dating platform has announced that users will be able to add an “I’m Pro-Choice” badge to their profile, and OKCupid will donate $1 to Planned Parenthood for every person who uses the pro-abortion badge. Read more here.
Leaked Document Shows Biden Admin Sidelining the Public to Benefit Planned Parenthood. A new leaked document shows the Biden administration flouting the regulatory process in order to push through a massive financial favor to Planned Parenthood and others in the abortion industry. Read more here.
NH Executive Council Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood. New Hampshire’s Executive Council voted 4-1 to reject family planning contracts with three reproductive health providers that also provide abortion care with separate funding, including Planned Parenthood of Northern New England. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Doxes Pro-Life Group Leader. A senior staffer at a Texas pro-life organization has been bombarded with threats after Planned Parenthood divulged their personal information in legal filings posted online. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood: Texas Is ‘Forcing People to Stay Pregnant.’ Planned Parenthood reacted to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to block a new Texas law that bans abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected by claiming the state is “forcing people to stay pregnant.” Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Looks to Block Pro-Life Laws in Montana. A lawsuit filed in the Yellowstone District Court by Planned Parenthood of Montana seeks to block three new pro-life laws from taking effect and claims a fourth piece of legislation is unconstitutional. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Tries to Stop Judges From Enforcing Texas Abortion Ban. Planned Parenthood has filed a lawsuit asking a federal judge to prevent the state’s trial court judges from enforcing a law which bans abortions once a baby’s heartbeat is detectable. Read more here.
Ex-PP Manager Says the Organization Doesn’t ‘Refer to Any Unborn Baby as a Baby.’ Planned Parenthood “does not refer to any unborn baby as a baby,” and blacklists employees who recognize the humanity of the unborn, according to a former manager of the organization. Read more here.
Ex-Planned Parenthood Director Says Abortion Giant Seduces Immigrants With Threat of Deportation. A former Planned Parenthood director warned that the nation’s largest abortion provider exploits American immigration law to encourage abortion in the Latino community. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Closes Nebraska Office. Planned Parenthood permanently closed another location in Nebraska after pro-life advocates said the location used for political advocacy struggled to find public support. Read more here.
U.S. Govt Audit Finds PP Spent $271M in Federal Funds Between 2016 and 2018. Thirty-nine Planned Parenthood affiliates spent a combined $271 million in federal grants from fiscal years 2016 to 2018, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office. Read more here.
IPPF Plans to Sue UK Govt for Cuts to Abortion Funding. The International Planned Parenthood Federation has announced plans to launch legal action against the UK government regarding the decision to cut its foreign aid budget which includes funding abortions in developing countries. Read more here.
Women Share Horror Stories About Their Abortions at Texas Planned Parenthood. Women who are alleged to have obtained abortions at Planned Parenthood’s South Dallas Surgical Center are posting negative Google reviews of the abortion facility, noting cruelty of staff, lack of counseling, and painful abortions. Read more here.
Arizona Planned Parenthood Closed ‘Until Further Notice.’ The Southern Arizona Regional Health Center Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Tucson, Arizona has closed “until further notice.” Read more here.
New York Pro-Lifers Protest Plans to Build New Planned Parenthood. Pro-life advocates are protesting plans to open a new Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Brighton, New York, a location which the chain says will help them reach “a younger, more diverse” clientele. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood-Trained Instructor Says Sex-Ed Programs Are Meant to Sexualize Children. A former sex education instructor is challenging Planned Parenthood for “sexualizing children,” cutting parents “out of the picture,” and dehumanizing the unborn through their sex education programs. Read more here.
Iowa Court Rules State May Bar PP From Sex Education Grant Program. Iowa lawmakers may bar Planned Parenthood from providing state-funded sex education to schoolchildren, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Pushes Sex on 11-Year-Olds in WA. Middle school students in Washington brought home a flyer from Planned Parenthood explaining that 11-year-olds may have sex with a person up to two years older and may get abortions without their parents’ knowledge. Read more here.
IPPF-Funded EU Parliamentarians Aim to Blacklist Reputable Christian Groups. International Planned Parenthood Federation is among the donors of a group of European parliamentarians working to discredit reputable Christian and human rights organizations which the group describes as “religious extremists” allegedly committed “to roll back human rights in sexuality and reproduction.” Read more here.
Journalists Funded by PP Create ‘Blacklist’ of Argentine Pro-Lifers. A group of journalists from Argentina, financed by the International Planned Parenthood Federation, published a “blacklist” of people, political parties, and organizations that are for the most part pro-life. Read more here.
Woman Says PP ‘Misinformed and Lied’ to Her About the Abortion Pill. A woman named Nelle shared her experience online about being misled by Planned Parenthood regarding the side effects of taking the abortion pill. Read more here.
PP Botches Abortion, Has No Doctor to Help Woman. A recent 911 call transcript reveals that a Planned Parenthood employee called 911 for a hemorrhaging patient but reported that there was no “doctor” on the scene to help the woman. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Pushes CA Bill to Force Insurance Companies to Withhold Info From Parents. A Planned Parenthood-sponsored bill is making its way through the California state legislature to force insurance companies to hide information from parents on “sensitive” medical procedures given to their minor children. Read more here.
Pro-Life Group Files Complaint Over PP Affiliate’s Millions in COVID Loans. New Hampshire Right to Life has filed a complaint demanding an investigation into the nearly $3 million dollars in Paycheck Protection Program funds received by Planned Parenthood of Northern New England during COVID-19. Read more here.
Whistleblower: NH Med Society Pushed Docs to Sign Planned Parenthood Letter. The New Hampshire Medical Society pushed its physician members to sign a letter drafted by Planned Parenthood New Hampshire urging the governor not to ban late-term abortions, according to a whistleblower. Read more here.
Federal Judge Dismisses Planned Parenthood Lawsuit Against City of Lubbock. A U.S. District Judge in Lubbock, Texas dismissed without prejudice for lack of jurisdiction a lawsuit filed by Planned Parenthood against the City of Lubbock’s abortion ban. Read more here.
Planned Parenthood Complies With Lubbock Abortion Ban. Planned Parenthood is complying with the Sanctuary for the Unborn ordinance in Lubbock, Texas and will stop doing abortions until they are “legally permissible.” Read more here.
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