Though congressional Republicans’ bid to defund Planned Parenthood was vetoed by President Barack Obama, anti-abortion activists and politicians are achieving a growing portion of their goal with an aggressive state-by-state strategy.
The House Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives produced documents at its first hearing Wednesday showing that technicians at an abortion clinic were paid extra for the number of fetal body parts they obtained.
Pro-life groups cried foul over Monday’s criminal indictments against two Center for Medical Progress investigators because a prosecutor in the Harris County District Attorney’s office is also a Planned Parenthood board member.
A grand jury has indicted two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos alleging Planned Parenthood illegally sold fetal tissue to researchers for a profit, and said the abortion provider committed no wrong.
State legislatures continued to boost their regulation of abortion procedures and clinics by adding 57 new provisions in 2015, a research group said Monday.
A little-noticed poll is challenging the widely touted narrative that most Americans oppose GOP efforts to defund Planned Parenthood.
For the past several months, law enforcement has been wary of people potentially targeting reproductive health clinics — specifically Planned Parenthood locations — after the FBI sent out an intelligence bulletin to police departments nationwide with that warning.
A gunman burst into a Planned Parenthood clinic and opened fire, launching several gunbattles and an hourslong standoff with police as patients and staff took cover under furniture and inside locked rooms. By the time the shooter surrendered, three people were killed — including a police officer — and nine others were wounded, authorities said.
S.A. Miller writes: Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday celebrated her successful performance in front of House Select Committee on Benghazi in remarks delivered to a friendly crowd at that Democratic National Committee Women’s Leadership Forum. Mrs. Clinton continued to dismiss the Benghazi committee as a partisan effort and said congressional Republicans were preparing another committee “witch hunt” to investigate Planned Parenthood.