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Fed judge: Texas abortion limits unconstitutional

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.


Abortions rise 36 percent among Idaho women

BOISE — The number of abortions among Idaho women rose 36 percent between 2001 and 2011, with about 40 percent of the procedures happening in other states, according to a …


Federal judge stops Texas law on women’s health

AUSTIN, Texas — A federal judge today stopped Texas from preventing Planned Parenthood from getting state funds through the Women’s Health Program.


Spin Control: Video exchange puts McKenna on hot seat

OLYMPIA – Candidates should act as though cameras are everywhere, because most likely they are. That’s the lesson of a 30-second exchange between Rob McKenna, the state attorney general who …


Spin Control: War or no war, there’s plenty to fight about

Whether there’s a War on Women being waged by politicians around the country is open to debate. There is definitely a War over the War on Women, and Washington has …


They’re back: Social issues overtake U.S. politics

All of a sudden, abortion, contraception and gay marriage are at the center of American political discourse, with the struggling — though improving — economy pushed to the background.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2012

Komen drops plan to cut Planned Parenthood grants

After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood.


Cancer charity halts grants to Planned Parenthood

The nation’s leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates — creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between …


Detective obtain fetal tissue as part of rape investigation

Spokane police investigating a child rape allegation served a search warrant for an aborted fetus at Planned Parenthood this week. Detectives obtained a sample of fetal tissue and maternal matter …


Judge blocks Planned Parenthood cuts

A federal judge blocked the parts of Indiana’s tough new abortion law that cut off most of Planned Parenthood’s public funding in the state because the organization provides abortions. U.S. …


Spokane’s Planned Parenthood fined by state

Planned Parenthood of the Inland Northwest will pay the state $345,000 after settling a 2009 audit that uncovered the clinic used incorrect codes and provided insufficient documentation for some claims …


Audit: Planned Parenthood overbilled Medicaid

Planned Parenthood of the Inland Northwest required unnecessary office visits by its poorest patients, a practice that led to excessive payments from the taxpayer-financed Medicaid program, according to a recent …


Planned Parenthood unhurt by racism charge

Planned Parenthood of Idaho has had no decline in donations or demand for health services in the wake of accusations that it encouraged a donation aimed at aborting black babies. …