Tag: Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion Activists Behind Planned Parenthood Videos Indicted

A Texas grand jury has indicted two anti-abortion activists who covertly shot videos of the Planned Parenthood organization. The Center for Medical Progress is the anti-abortion group that released covertly shot videos of Planned Parenthood officials discussing the sale of aborted fetuses for research. Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson announced Monday that Center for…

Planned Parenthood Suspect Due in Court [VIDEO]

Robert Lewis Dear, Jr. is expected to be formally charged Wednesday with murder for killing a police officer and two others in the shooting rampage at the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic last month. Planned Parenthood’s chief experience officer has suggested the attack counted as β€œa form of domestic terrorism.”

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 β€œno 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…

Texas To Drop Planned Parenthood From Medicaid Over Videos

In a letter to be sent to Texas Planned Parenthood affiliates on Monday, state health officials say they have decided to cut Medicaid funding to the nonprofit because undercover videos show it alters its abortion process to preserve fetal organs and allows private citizens into its lab wearing only gloves.

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…

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…