Planned Parenthood

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CBS News
January 16, 2020 - 12:18 pm
As abortion-supporters brace for another year of restrictions and court battles, Planned Parenthood is throwing its weight into the 2020 elections. This week, Planned Parenthood launched the biggest electoral effort in its history: a $45 million spend to support presidential, congressional and...
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CBS News
October 02, 2019 - 9:48 am
After over a year of secret construction, Planned Parenthood announced its newest abortion facility on Wednesday: an 18,000-square-foot mega-clinic in southern Illinois. The new location is just 13 miles away from Missouri's last remaining abortion clinic, a facility in St. Louis fighting to keep...
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 8:51 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an...
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August 19, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the...
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July 16, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Planned Parenthood has removed its president, Dr. Leana Wen, effectively immediately, after less than a year on the job, the organization announced in a statement Tuesday. Alexis McGill Johnson, the co-founder of the Perception Institute, will temporarily fill the role, the organization's board...
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AP
May 15, 2019 - 11:58 am
Planned Parenthood and abortion clinics sued Wednesday to thwart Ohio's latest and most restrictive abortion law, an anticipated move that's part of a national anti-abortion strategy to challenge the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The lawsuit is similar to legal fights in several southern states...
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September 12, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Chinese immigrant who fled her native country when she was 8 was named Wednesday as Planned Parenthood's new president, the first doctor to hold the post in five decades. Dr. Leana Wen will assume the role Nov. 12, six days after midterm elections in which Planned Parenthood's...
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May 29, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing Arkansas to put in effect restrictions on how abortion pills are administered. Critics of a challenged state law say it could effectively end medication abortions in the state. The justices did not comment Tuesday in rejecting an appeal from the...
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