Past Newswire Headlines


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.


Planned Parenthood Wants to Drop Founder’s Name From NY Street. A Planned Parenthood officer has called for the removal of the Margaret Sanger Square sign from a street in New York City during a community board meeting. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Head Vows to ‘Fight’ for Abortion. Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson said that despite Republican-controlled legislatures passing “diabolical” restrictive abortion laws, her organization would “fight” to make sure women have access to abortions. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Sues Texas ‘Sanctuary City for the Unborn.’ Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit against Lubbock, Texas after the city declared itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn,” alleging the city’s abortion ban is a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment. Read more here.


Despite Protests From U.S. Senators, Planned Parenthood Affiliates Still Received PPP Loans in 2021. Planned Parenthood affiliates have continued to be approved for emergency small business loans in 2021, despite protests by senators who say they should be ineligible for the loans. Read more here.


PP Board Member Aided in STD Experiments on Prisoners and Mental Patients. Recently unearthed documents reveal that a former Planned Parenthood board member was involved with abhorrent syphilis experiments in which Guatemalans were intentionally infected with STDs without their consent. Read more here.


Senators Again Urge That Planned Parenthood Be Investigated for Receiving COVID Relief Funds. Senator Rand Paul led a follow-up letter to the U.S. Small Business Administration regarding the unlawful participation of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America in the Paycheck Protection Program. Read more here.


Idaho Defunds Planned Parenthood, Other Abortion Providers. Idaho has adopted a new law defunding Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers and banning them from receiving contracts to teach sex education in public schools. Read more here.


ND Gov Vetoes Part of Bill Which Stops Universities From Partnering With PP. North Dakota’s governor partially vetoed a bill penalizing state universities for conducting business with Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers. Read more here.


Biden Admin Gives NY Planned Parenthood Affiliate $10M in PPP Loans. Concerned Women for America reports that Planned Parenthood of Greater New York received $10 million from the Biden administration through a PPP loan. Read more here.


Mobile Clinic to Offer Ultrasounds Outside Utah Planned Parenthood. The group Pro-Life Utah will park a mobile ultrasound clinic outside Planned Parenthood Metro in Salt Lake City, one of the largest abortion clinics in the state. Read more here.


ND Legislature Passes Bill to Stop Universities From Partnering With Planned Parenthood. Lawmakers in North Dakota have given final approval to legislation that will bar publicly-funded universities from partnering with Planned Parenthood and other organizations involved with or promoting abortion. Read more here.


Texas Planned Parenthood to Stay Open Despite City Vote to Ban Abortions. Texas Planned Parenthood leaders said their Lubbock facility will “remain open” after voters in the city approved a Sanctuary for the Unborn ordinance to ban abortions. Read more here.


PP Seeks to End Abortion Notification Requirements for Minors in Indiana. Planned Parenthood is lobbying Indiana lawmakers to repeal a provision in current state law that requires girls to notify their parents of an abortion, an issue which the legislature appears unlikely to tackle. Read more here.


PP Activist Claims It’s ‘Cruel’ to Protect Babies From Abortions. A new Idaho law that protects unborn babies from being killed in abortions is “extremely cruel,” a Planned Parenthood spokeswoman said. Read more here.


Over 20 Christian Universities Have Ties to Planned Parenthood. Students for Life of America released a new investigation that exposes ties between 25 Christian universities and the billion-dollar abortion chain Planned Parenthood. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood’s Denunciation of Founder Rings ‘Hollow’ to These Black Pro-Life Leaders. Black pro-life leaders condemned Planned Parenthood’s “hollow” denunciation of Margaret Sanger after Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson distanced the organization from Sanger’s “association with white supremacist groups and eugenics.” Read more here.


New Planned Parenthood Clinic Has Already Injured a Patient. A Planned Parenthood abortion facility in Birmingham, Alabama, which has been open fewer than nine months, called 911 for a woman suffering a medical emergency. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Promotes New Jersey Late-Term Abortion Bill. The Planned Parenthood Action Fund of New Jersey has launched a petition pressuring state lawmakers to move forward with a bill that would make abortion a permanent right in the state constitution, essentially doing away with all restrictions. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood ‘Canceling’ Founder Margaret Sanger. Planned Parenthood’s president and chief executive officer now says the abortion provider is “reckoning” with the legacy of its founder, Margaret Sanger, and they are looking to “cancel” the early abortion and birth control advocate over her connections to “white supremacist groups and eugenics.” Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Still Receiving Millions in Small Business Pandemic Relief. Nearly a year after Planned Parenthood came under fire for snatching up federal coronavirus relief meant for small businesses, the nation’s largest abortion provider continues to receive millions of dollars in emergency pandemic aid. Read more here.


U.S. Senator to Introduce Bill Preventing Planned Parenthood From Receiving Taxpayer Funds. Senator Joni Ernst will introduce legislation to prohibit taxpayer dollars from going to Planned Parenthood and instead direct those funds to other eligible women’s health care providers. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Recorded Record Number of Abortions in 2020. Planned Parenthood recorded its highest number of abortions and largest amount of taxpayer funding to date in 2020. Read more here.


Woman Bleeds Uncontrollably After Abortion at Planned Parenthood. Recently released 911 records reveal that a woman bled uncontrollably and may have had a perforated uterus or other injury due to an abortion at the Planned Parenthood facility in Charleston, South Carolina. Read more here.


Biden’s Budget Would Increase Taxpayer Funding of Planned Parenthood. President Biden announced a 2022 budget plan that calls for a $340 million funding increase for the Title X family planning program, much of which would likely go to Planned Parenthood. Read more here.


ND House Passes Bill to End School’s Ties to Planned Parenthood. Lawmakers in the North Dakota House passed legislation that would block North Dakota State University from providing federal grant funds to a sex education program linked to abortion provider Planned Parenthood. Read more here.


Just Three Percent of Women of Reproductive Age in the U.S. Go to Planned Parenthood. While Planned Parenthood performs 41% of the abortions in the United States every year, data show it actually only serves around 3% of the female population of reproductive age. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Sues Ohio Over Telemedicine Abortion Ban. Planned Parenthood Federation of America and two of its Ohio affiliates filed a lawsuit in Ohio to stop enforcement of a state ban on telemedicine abortion. Read more here.


CW’s Nancy Drew Calls Out Planned Parenthood. The CW network’s teen detective series Nancy Drew revealed to its viewers that “Margaret Sanger started Planned Parenthood to support eugenics.” Read more here.


U.S. Senators Demand Investigation Into Planned Parenthood Getting PPP Loans. A letter signed by 25 senators is demanding that the Small Business Administration investigate Planned Parenthood affiliates illegally accessing emergency small business loans. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Affiliate Sends Names of Pro-Life Leaders to Police. Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas submitted a list of 13 pro-life leaders’ names, photos and dates of birth to the police ahead of the city March for Life in January. Read more here.


Iowa Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Planned Parenthood Case. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland faced pointed questions from Iowa Supreme Court justices as the court considered a law barring the organization from receiving state funds for sex education programming. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Closes Three Clinics in Washington. The Planned Parenthood abortion chain closed three facilities in Washington state this year amid financial struggles and declining patient numbers. Read more here.


Court Rules Texas May Defund Planned Parenthood. A federal appeals court ruled that Texas may defund Planned Parenthood by eliminating the abortion provider’s Medicaid funding. Read more here.


Judge Upholds Ohio’s Fetal Remains Disposal Law. A judge has declined a request from Planned Parenthood to block Ohio’s new law which requires the burial or cremation of fetal remains. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Sues to Overturn Ohio Law Recognizing Humanity of Unborn. Planned Parenthood and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that establishes rules for the humane burial of aborted babies. Read more here.


State AGs File Amicus Briefs in Video Journalists’ Appeal. An appeal of a $16 million lawsuit brought by Planned Parenthood against the undercover video journalists who exposed its fetal tissue harvesting practices drew amicus briefs filed by 20 state attorneys general. Read more here.


Report Shows Up to 55K Babies Saved From Abortions Where Planned Parenthood Has Closed Clinics. A special report from American Life League estimates that 55,875 preborn children were saved from surgical or pill abortions in 2020 alone because there were no Planned Parenthood facilities in their areas. Read more here.


SBA: COVID Bill is Slush Fund for Planned Parenthood. The pro-life group The Susan B. Anthony List is slamming the coronavirus relief bill passed by the United States House, contending that it amounts to a “slush fund” for the major abortion provider Planned Parenthood. Read more here.


Daleiden Appeals Ruling Forcing Him to Pay Planned Parenthood $16M. The investigative journalists who exposed Planned Parenthood’s baby body parts trade are fighting back in court, appealing a $16 million verdict in favor of the abortion chain. Read more here.


Texas Judge Gives Extension to Planned Parenthood Over Medicaid Defunding. A Texas district judge has extended the temporary order blocking Texas from removing Medicaid funding from Planned Parenthood for another 14 days. Read more here.


Illinois Planned Parenthood Bypasses 911 to Avoid Public Record of Emergency. The Flossmoor, Illinois Planned Parenthood summoned a private ambulance company for a woman who had suffered a medical emergency instead of simply dialing 911. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Abortion Numbers Hit 15-Year High. The number of abortions performed by Planned Parenthood hit a 15-year high in 2019, according to the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Sues South Carolina After Gov Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Bill. Planned Parenthood filed a federal lawsuit against South Carolina in light of new abortion restrictions that Governor Henry McMaster signed into law. Read more here.


Ohio State University Hosts ‘Sex Week’ Sponsored by Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood is sponsoring Ohio State University’s third annual “Sex Week” with the stated mission to educate about the sexual health topics of “LGBTQ sex ed, healthy masculinity, gender equality, and reproductive rights.” Read more here.


Ex-PP Employee Claims Transgender Children Are ‘Cash Cows’ for Abortion Provider. A former employee of Planned Parenthood is speaking out about the organization’s “abhorrent” transgender activism and revealing that transgender-identifying children have become a “cash cow” for the number one provider of abortion in America. Read more here.


SBA Hid Communications With PP Amid Criticism Over PPP Loans. Emails show that the U.S. Small Business Administration hid communications with Planned Parenthood regarding COVID-19 loans that Republicans say were illegal. Read more here.


Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas From Eliminating Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid Funding. On the day Texas was set to end Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funds, the abortion vendor filed an emergency lawsuit with a district court that granted a temporary restraining order against the state. Read more here.


U.S. Senator Files Amendment to Send Federal Planned Parenthood Funds to Adoption Groups. Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley introduced an amendment that would transfer federal funds given to Planned Parenthood to federal adoption and maternal health programs instead. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Hopes to Work With Biden Administration. Planned Parenthood plans to push “bold agenda items” under the Biden administration, Planned Parenthood President Alexis McGill Johnson said in an interview. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Applauds New Secretary of State. After the confirmation of Antony Blinken as U.S. Secretary of State, Planned Parenthood Global stated its approval and expectation that Blinken’s State Department would be “supporting SRHR [sexual and reproductive health and rights] across foreign policy.” Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Received $1.6B in U.S. Taxpayer Funds. A new Government Accountability Office report has revealed that Planned Parenthood Federation of America received $1.6 billion in taxpayer funds over a three-year period. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Receives Contact Information of Biden Donors. Anyone who donated to President Joe Biden’s Field of Flags, set up at the National Mall for his inauguration ceremony, automatically had their information shared with Planned Parenthood and will be added to their email list. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood CEO: Biden Abortion Agenda Must Undo ‘Harm’ of Trump Pro-Life Policies. The CEO of Planned Parenthood said she expects U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to immediately begin to undo the “harm” President Donald Trump has caused in America with his pro-life policies. Read more here.


Senators Urge SBA to Block Planned Parenthood From Receiving PPP Loans. A group of Republican senators have sent a letter to the Small Business Administration urging the agency to ensure that Planned Parenthood affiliates don’t receive Paycheck Protection Program loans designated to help small businesses stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.


Planned Parenthood Opposes KY Bill to Protect Newborns Who Survive Abortion. At a hearing before Kentucky’s House Judiciary Committee, Dr. Brittany Myers testified on behalf of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky, urging lawmakers to vote against a bill to protect newborns who survive an attempted abortion. Read more here.


Texas to Fully Defund Planned Parenthood. Beginning February 3, Texas Planned Parenthood facilities will no longer be allowed to receive state Medicaid funds. Read more here.