Stories tagged: abortion
Tue., Feb. 9, 2016
It’s not clear that “sex-selective abortions” are a problem. But the Washington Senate’s proposed solution sure is.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
A public ceremony will be held to celebrate the reopening of the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, five months after the facility was damaged by arson.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016
Law and Justice Committee considers a bill to outlaw abortions for sex selection.
Tue., Jan. 26, 2016
Two anti-abortion activists who made undercover videos about Planned Parenthood are accused of using fake driver’s licenses to infiltrate the group, indictments made public Tuesday show.
Mon., Jan. 25, 2016
A Houston grand jury investigating undercover footage of Planned Parenthood found no wrongdoing Monday by the abortion provider but instead indicted anti-abortion activists involved in making the videos that provoked …
Sat., Dec. 12, 2015
Redistricting, affirmative action just first of four cases before U.S. Supreme Court.
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015
The baseless allegations against Planned Parenthood have done considerable damage to clinics and important research into diseases. They need to stop.
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015
Here’s a delicious conspiracy theory. Idaho’s Constitutional Defense Fund – a taxpayer-funded account to pay for the state’s culture-war legal battles – is actually an elaborate, stealth operation to funnel …
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015
PULLMAN – Supporters and protesters of Planned Parenthood lined a busy intersection Saturday morning in Pullman, where a health center run by the embattled health care provider was damaged last …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 5, 2015
As House Republicans name a special subcommittee to investigate Planned Parenthood, Sen. Patty Murray calls it “transparent pandering.”
Wed., Sept. 23, 2015
A sea of pink signs and T-shirts in support of Planned Parenthood spilled off the sidewalk in front of U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Spokane office and into the street …
Fri., Sept. 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — A divided House voted Friday to block Planned Parenthood’s federal funds for a year, as Republican leaders labored to keep GOP outrage over abortion from spiraling into an …
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
An early-morning fire at Planned Parenthood in Pullman on Friday was arson, according to the Pullman Fire Department and the Inland Northwest Joint Terrorism Task Force. The fire, which started …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
At a rally Saturday morning outside Planned Parenthood in north Spokane, state Rep. Matt Shea called the group “an evil organization” committing acts on par with Nazi Germany. “I am …
Sat., Aug. 22, 2015
Protesters accuse group of selling fetal tissue for profit and funding abortion with taxpayer dollars. The beleaguered agency has denied those claims.
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015
It took three videos showing Planned Parenthood doctors and executives discussing the culling and retailing of aborted baby parts, but Hillary Clinton finally managed to say that she found the …
Sun., Aug. 2, 2015
The popular conservative blog RedState.com says this about Planned Parenthood: “Our muddy moral moment might obscure this searing truth: we are not simply keeping up to speed with the Nazis. …
Tue., Feb. 24, 2015
BOISE – A North Idaho lawmaker drew national attention Monday when he received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for …
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama law restricting doctors at abortion clinics is unconstitutional because it would unduly hamper women’s ability to obtain the medical procedure, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Sun., April 13, 2014
NEW YORK – Poll after poll over many years has shown that Americans overwhelmingly support legal access to abortion for women impregnated by rape. Yet the issue remains divisive, as …
Tue., March 25, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seemed divided Tuesday over whether employers’ religious beliefs can free them from a part of the new health care law that requires that they …
Fri., Jan. 24, 2014
OLYMPIA – Two of the Washington legislative session’s most controversial issues moved out of a House committee Thursday, giving the full chamber the chance to vote on whether most insurance …
Mon., Oct. 28, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — New abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and will not take effect as scheduled on Tuesday, a federal judge has ruled.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2013
OLYMPIA – Public hospitals that provide maternity services must also provide access to contraception and abortion, even if they contract with a private company that bars such services, state Attorney …
Wed., July 10, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas House approved new abortion limits in a second special session on Wednesday, less than two weeks after Senate Republicans failed to finish work on the …
Wed., June 26, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Despite barely beating a midnight deadline, hundreds of jeering protesters helped stop Texas lawmakers from passing one of the toughest abortion measures in the country.
Tue., June 25, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Republicans have passed new abortion restrictions expected to close almost every abortion clinic in the nation’s second most populous state.
Tue., June 25, 2013
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Wearing pink tennis shoes to prepare for nearly 13 consecutive hours of standing, a Democratic Texas state senator on Tuesday began a one-woman filibuster to block …
Tue., May 7, 2013
Bloomsday organizers are struggling to come up with what they could have done differently after dozens of runners on Sunday complained about an anti-abortion protest along the route. Race director …
Wed., April 24, 2013
A Philadelphia jury won’t hear from an abortion provider before they weigh charges he killed a woman and four babies. Dr. Kermit Gosnell has decided not to testify or call …