Texas Calculates The Cost Of Cutting Funding For Family Planning

As in many states, Texas conservatives have proposed cuts to family planning programs as part of their effort to defund Planned Parenthood. While it's obvious that these measures hurt women and lead to more unplanned pregnancies, the state's Legislative Budget Board has calculated the devastating effect it would have:… » 5/12/11 11:35am 5/12/11 11:35am

Congresswoman's Inspiring Speech On Her Abortion And Planned Parenthood

In the heated House debate yesterday on a proposal to strip Planned Parenthood of federal funding for women's health and sex education services, one speech stood out. California representative Jackie Speier said she would abandon her prepared remarks because "my stomach is in knots." Then she told the world about… » 2/18/11 10:01am 2/18/11 10:01am