All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘planned parenthood’

Texas Abortion Law: Restrictions Declared Unconstitutional By Federal Judge

A federal judge has determined that some of the new Texas abortion restrictions violate the Constitution, a ruling that will keep many abortion clinics open in the Lone Star State. The ruling stems from a lawsuit filed last month by Planned Parenthood, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel, who was …

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Texas Planned Parenthood Loses Appeal and Funding

This week a federal appeals court turned down an appeal by Planned Parenthood of a decision that allows Texas to cut off funding to the organization. According to a Reuters report, Texas Governor Rick Perry has said the state will immediately cease funding organizations in the Texas Women’s Health Program that also provide abortion services. Perry released a statement on …

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Planned Parenthood Funding to be Cut in Texas

A federal appeals court this week lifted an injunction on a Texas law cutting off state funding for Planned Parenthood. According to an Associated Press (AP) report, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the temporary injunction be lifted before a trial regarding the law proceeds in October. The law, signed by Texas Governor Rick Perry, prohibits the …

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Tucker Max Says No to PETA’s Request For Donation

Planned Parenthood may have declined the sizable donation Tucker Max offered them after Texas legislature cut off Medicaid Funds to the program, but PETA certainly has no quibbles about taking the $500,000 donation. The controversial author has been criticized for talking about women in a degrading manner in his books, and has made offensive remarks about Planned Parenthood on Twitter. …

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Rep. John Fleming’s Abortionplex Nightmare Exists

Earlier this week, as a result of his frustration toward Susan G. Komen For the Cure’s decision to not defund Planned Parenthood, Louisiana Congressman John Fleming took to his Facebook account to denounce the subsequent creation of Planned Parenthood’s Abortionplex, a veritable abortion factory that “will allow the organization to terminate unborn lives with an efficiency never before thought possible.” …

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Komen’s Karen Handel Resigns: Twitter Reactions

The goodwill PR machine at Susan G. Komen for the Cure is working to curry favor back towards the organization after last week’s media nightmare. On today’s agenda: accepting SGK Vice President Karen Handel’s resignation. Handel was at the center of last week’s storm of outrage about Komen’s controversial decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood. Supporters of Planned Parenthood …

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Komen Controversy: Twitter Responses to the Latest News

When the Komen Foundation cut funding to Planned Parenthood, things got ugly. Protests flared up online, particularly by people who had supported the Komen efforts and felt they were suddenly being politicized. Komen’s work had always crossed party lines, gender lines, etc. and united people under a pink banner of solidarity for a cause. No matter what party you belong …

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Susan G. Komen Decision Reversed, Schooled by Twitter & Facebook

No sooner did I finish an article about how much people were talking on social media about Susan G. Komen’s decision to defund Planned Parenthood than does Komen release a statement saying that they’re reversing the decision and will, in fact, continue to support Planned Parenthood. (image)@TPMTalking Points MemoBREAKING: Komen reverses position on Planned Parenthood, pledges to continue funding http://t.co/mPsrAfyt(image) …

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Susan G. Komen/Planned Parenthood Ordeal: Twitter Reactions [UPDATED]

In case you don’t have any access to any kind of social media, let’s catch you up: Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the breast cancer charity that has become synonymous with the color pink, created quite the controversy earlier this week when they cut off their funding to Planned Parenthood. Komen says it’s because they don’t fund organizations who …

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