Tag: Abortion controversy

VP Mike Pence Addresses Anti-Abortion Rally March For Life

Vice President Mike Pence will become the highest political official to ever address the annual March for Life on Friday as thousands of abortion opponents arrive in Washington, D.C., to protest the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing the practice. Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway will also join Pence at the demonstrations. “A lot of…

Texas Abortion Limits Struck Down by U.S. Supreme Court

A divided U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Texas law that had threatened to close three-quarters of the state’s abortion clinics by putting new requirements on facilities and doctors. The 5-3 ruling is the court’s first abortion decision in almost a decade. It invalidates a law that required clinics to meet hospital-like surgical standards and…

The Political Motivations Of The Planned Parenthood Shooter

Robert Lewis Dear killed three people and injured 9 others at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Little was known about Dear or his motivations until now. Saturday evening NBC News and the Washington Post reported that, after the shooting, Dear told law enforcement officials “no more baby parts.” The phrase clearly references a…

Cops Shot in Planned Parenthood Standoff [VIDEO]

Watch Live This Ongoing Breaking Event Here Multiple outlets have reported a shootout at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood between police and a shooter barricaded inside. At least two officers were wounded, one in the hand, according to reports citing police scanner traffic. Police are now searching for the suspect and the public is advised…

Planned Parenthood President Testifies Before Congress [VIDEO]

Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards testifies at a Congressional hearing for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on Sept. 27. The hearing focuses on the allegations from a recent video campaign that Planned Parenthood is profiting from the sale of aborted baby parts.

Senate To Vote On Defunding Planned Parenthood [VIDEO]

The Republican-controlled Senate is set to vote Monday on halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood, a fast response to the series of unsettling videos exposing the group’s little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers. The measure is not expected to pass because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the other 53 Republican senators will…

Planned Parenthood: Expect More VIDEOS About Selling Fetuses

Planned Parenthood warned Monday that an anti-abortion group could release more edited videos accusing the family-planning provider of illegal and racially biased activities. The organization came under fire last week after the activist group Center for Medical Progress released a heavily edited sting video appearing to show one of Planned Parenthood’s doctors discussing the sale…

Idaho Republican Asks if A Woman Can Swallow A Cam For Gyno [VIDEO]

Idaho Rep. Vito Barbieri asked Monday whether women can just swallow a tiny camera in order to conduct a gynecological exam remotely with a doctor, he asked the question to Dr. Julie Madsen, during a debate over an anti-abortion bill, who was testifying against a bill that would ban doctors from prescribing medication abortion via…

Planned Parenthood Files Lawsuit Against Texas Abortion Law

Planned Parenthood, the Center for Reproductive Rights and the ACLU of Texas filed a federal lawsuit on Friday against some provisions of a controversial Texas abortion law. The law includes restrictions on medication abortion and other regulations that are aimed to shut down most of Texas’s abortion clinics. State Senator Wendy Davis attempted to block…

Pope Francis Says Church ‘Obsessed’ With Gays, Abortion

In his first extensive interview since ascending to the papacy, Pope Francis said that he believes the Roman Catholic Church is too ‘obsessed’ with the issues of gay marriage and contraception. The interview was conducted with La Civiltà Cattolica, an Italian Jesuit journal. Francis said the Church should exist as a ‘home for all.’ Photo:…

El Salvador Woman, Denied Abortion, Has C-Section

A woman who was denied an abortion by the Supreme Court in El Salvador has undergone a premature Caesarean section. The 22-year-old woman wanted to end the pregnancy because she was at risk due to lupus and kidney problems. The fetus developed without a complete brain and skull and died shortly after birth. Last week,…