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Trump's budget proposal aims to cut all federal funds to Planned Parenthood
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget proposal would bar Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers from receiving federal funds that help...
May 24, 2017 - 2:39pm
May 19, 2017
Planned Parenthood to close a third of its clinics in Iowa due to state cuts
Four of the 12 Planned Parenthood health centers in Iowa will have to close because of a new state law aimed at cutting off public funds to the...
May 19, 2017 - 1:35pm
April 13, 2017
'This is a major pro-life victory': Trump signs resolution allowing U.S. states to block family planning funds
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a resolution that will allow U.S. states to restrict how federal funds for contraception...
April 13, 2017 - 2:30pm
March 24, 2017
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
NEW YORK - Planned Parenthood, the national health organization that would have lost federal funding under sweeping healthcare overhaul legislation,...
March 24, 2017 - 7:34pm
February 11, 2017
Planned Parenthood protest draws outsized counter-rally in St. Paul
ST. PAUL — Counterprotesters outnumbered protesters 10 to 1 at a St. Paul rally Saturday morning, Feb. 11, calling for the defunding of Planned...
February 11, 2017 - 10:25pm
February 4, 2017
Letter to the editor: Family planning lowers the abortion rate
Every single one of us wants to lower the rate of abortions. I appreciate recent opinion pieces and letters to the Pioneer on the subject. As...
February 4, 2017 - 7:00am
December 2, 2015
Dick Polman: White domestic terrorist says ‘no more body parts’
Imagine the Republican freakout if a Syrian Muslim refugee had pumped bullets into a Colorado cop and an Iraq war veteran. But because the deed was done by an all-American misfit flexing his Second Amendment muscle, a white guy who shared the GOP’s hatred of Planned Parenthood,...
December 2, 2015 - 12:05am
September 11, 2015
No probe of Planned Parenthood: Governor sees ‘no basis’ for claims of fetal tissue donation in Minnesota
ST. PAUL -- After hundreds of protesters showed up at this door to plead with him to investigate Minnesota’s Planned Parenthood chapter, Gov. Mark Dayton reiterated his belief that there is “no basis” to do so. “There’s not a shred of evidence to implicate Planned Parenthood...
September 11, 2015 - 10:34pm
August 22, 2015
Protesters gather outside Bemidji Planned Parenthood
BEMIDJI—They held signs that read: "Babies' Lives Matter" and used "Amen" not just as a punctuation to prayer, but an expression of agreement. About 75 people gathered under a sheet of clouds outside Planned Parenthood in Bemidji on Saturday morning to protest the embattled...
August 22, 2015 - 2:32pm
August 18, 2015
Dick Polman: Trump defends Planned Parenthood?
OK, maybe this is the incident that will reverse Donald Trump’s meteoric rise. On CNN the other day, Trump refused to mouth the right-wing mantra about defunding Planned Parenthood. He apparently believes (for now) that the defunding stance is too extreme. Worse yet, he even suggested...
August 18, 2015 - 11:45pm
August 8, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: End taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood
Now that the veil has been lifted as to the purpose, motive and operation of Planned Parenthood, it is time to end all taxpayer funding and support pregnancy centers which tell the truth to women and provide real health services. To deliberately plan out how to crush a baby in the...
August 8, 2015 - 3:20am
August 4, 2015
Senate blocks Planned Parenthood defunding measure
WASHINGTON - Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed to gather enough support in the U.S. Senate on Monday, halting at least for now moves to punish the women's health group for its role in gathering fetal tissue from abortions for medical research. Senate...
August 4, 2015 - 10:22am
Doug Patton: Welcome to Margaret Sanger’s Brave New World
“To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.” –Thomas Jefferson So why is anyone surprised to learn that Planned Parenthood “doctors” may be killing babies on the operating table after they are born? The...
April 4, 2013 - 11:12pm