“We have to do something about the easy accessibility of weapons of war on our streets to people who have no business wielding them. Enough is enough.”
Police in Colorado Springs identified Robert L. Dear as the suspect Saturday. He was being held without bail, scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Monday.
The organization has faced attacks and arson since the 1980s. Here’s a look at some of the violent attacks the organization and healthcare providers have faced over the years.
Planned Parenthood and 10 of its patients sued the state of Texas on Monday to block officials from cutting off Medicaid funds, calling the state’s actions “political” and part of a long-term pattern of denying reproductive health care to women.
Jonathan Butler started a hunger strike over the way minorities were treated at the University of Missouri Columbia. One of his grievances was that Planned Parenthood services had been cut from the school.
A little-known Seattle research lab is now worried that their work — uncontroversial for decades — will be under fire, due to those anti-abortion videos released this summer.
Fiorina is throwing out a blizzard of lies, not only about Planned Parenthood, but also about who she is. She’s the personification of corporate greed and economic inequality, and she’s trying to bamboozle Republicans into thinking she belongs in the White House.
Journalists would be wise to take note of the pattern of plain deception behind various GOP-sponsored pursuits, and ask themselves if they want to keep sponsoring these planned distractions.
Thank you, Margaret Sanger. How little has changed since you founded Planned Parenthood — the major women’s health care provider Republican lawmakers threaten to “defund.” That kind of sore talk was nothing new to you.
Chris Christie sat down for an interview on “The Daily Show” — in which Trevor Noah asked where exactly he should get his stamp to track him as an immigrant worker.
“It’s a shame to think that there are people in this country who are so committed to ending women’s access to both birth control and safe and legal abortion that they’ll really resort to any means to try to entrap people, twist the truth, in order to reach their ends.”
Democrats have their own problems, but they are far more in step with mainstream America while the GOP remains more interested in appeasing a narrow base than governing a diverse country.
Although the subject of the hearing was nominally the use of federal funds, the ethics and legality of abortion itself were very much on the line.
Watch as the committee’s lead Democrat, Elijah Cummings of Maryland, points to the political double-standard in the Planned Parenthood debate.
Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) betrayed not only a nakedly partisan agenda to punish the women’s health organization by withdrawing federal support, but also a complete dishonesty with basic math.
John Boehner’s resignation as Speaker of the House has helped free him and his Republican colleagues in Congress for something important: doing their job.
Blasting hard-line conservatives as “false prophets,” U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Sunday said Congress will avoid a government shutdown this week.
A majority of senators — 42 Democrats, two independents and eight Republicans — banded together to stop the anti-abortion effort on a procedural vote.
Senate Republicans initially will seek to pass a version of the spending bill that cuts off all federal funds to Planned Parenthood.