Category: Planned Parenthood

Michigan Senate to vote on “fetal tissue” bills for no good reason

Michigan Senate to vote on “fetal tissue” bills for no good reason

A crusade that will waste time and taxpayer money will do nothing but appease those who oppose legal abortion. You’ve heard all the lies about Planned Parenthood — you know, the ones peddled in those deceptively edited videos that claimed Planned Parenthood sells baby parts? Despite the fact that these allegations have been proven false in state after state, and […]

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Stand with Planned Parenthood at family planning funding hearing in Lansing Jan. 27

Stand with Planned Parenthood at family planning funding hearing in Lansing Jan. 27

Help Planned Parenthood pack the hearing room with supporters and send a message to the Michigan Legislature. The attacks never end. On Wednesday, January 27th, the Michigan House Appropriations Committee will hear testimony on House Bill 4145. Sponsored by Representative Thomas Hooker, HB 4145 prohibits State of Michigan family planning funding from going to providers that offer abortion services. Once […]

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Michigan affiliate: Planned Parenthood lawsuit seeks to deliver justice, prevent harassment, protect care access

Michigan affiliate: Planned Parenthood lawsuit seeks to deliver justice, prevent harassment, protect care access

Federal lawsuit against the people behind the video smear campaign will protect Planned Parenthood’s patients and staff, while exposing the real lawbreakers. Everyone who supports a woman’s right to make her own reproductive choices knows that Planned Parenthood hasn’t broken any laws. On the other hand, the people who made videos designed to spread lies about the organization have violated […]

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ACTION: Join Lady Parts Justice League and thank women’s clinics on #PostcardSunday Nov. 29

ACTION: Join Lady Parts Justice League and thank women’s clinics on #PostcardSunday Nov. 29

There’s no easier way to let women’s healthcare clinics and abortion providers know they have your support. All of us who support a woman’s right to choose and access a full range of healthcare services without the threat of violence were horrified by the terrorist attack on a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs on Friday. It’s now clear the […]

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Stand with Planned Parenthood in Michigan on Lobby Day 2015

Stand with Planned Parenthood in Michigan on Lobby Day 2015

If you can’t be in Lansing for Lobby Day, you can show your support virtually from wherever you are. Today, November 5th, Planned Parenthood supporters from across Michigan are gathering in Lansing to show the Legislature that they stand with the healthcare organization and the vitally important healthcare services they provide. Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (PPAM) is holding the […]

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16 hours of testimony in front of Republican tribunals proves the war on powerful liberal women is real

16 hours of testimony in front of Republican tribunals proves the war on powerful liberal women is real

On September 29th, conservative Republicans in Congress spent over five hours interrogating and badgering Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards over selectively edited video that distorts the truth about what Planned Parenthood does. Despite being treated shabbily by the men on the committee she testified before, often interrupted and prevented from answering questions, she handled it with finesse and aplomb. Yesterday, […]

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PETITION: Tell the Justice Department that homegrown domestic terrorism against women’s health clinics must end

PETITION: Tell the Justice Department that homegrown domestic terrorism against women’s health clinics must end

8 clinic workers murdered. 17 attempted murders of clinic workers since 1991. 6,900+ reported acts of violence including bombings, arsons, death threats, and assaults since 1977. 19,000+ reported acts of disruption, including bomb threats, hate mail, and harassing calls since 1977. This is the face of domestic terrorism in the United States of America, most of it perpetrated by people […]

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Attacks on Planned Parenthood continue despite no evidence of illegal activity

Attacks on Planned Parenthood continue despite no evidence of illegal activity

Between a nationwide protest on Saturday and a pledge from lawmakers to keep digging for evidence of wrongdoing, the healthcare organization faces ongoing scrutiny. Facts are facts, but opponents of Planned Parenthood won’t let a little thing like the truth get in their way. Instead, they’d rather keep wasting taxpayer resources and harassing patients seeking legal healthcare services. As Chris […]

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State agencies: “No evidence of illegal practices occurring” at Planned Parenthood, GOP: “We’re investigating anyway”

State agencies: “No evidence of illegal practices occurring” at Planned Parenthood, GOP: “We’re investigating anyway”

MIRS News Service is reporting this week that the Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) and Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued a joint statement clearing Planned Parenthood affiliates in Michigan of any illegal activities related to donations of fetal tissue. The two agencies have been investigating Planned Parenthood after Republican Senator Phil Pavlov called for the investigation in the wake […]

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DISGUSTING REPUBLICAN HYPOCRISY ALERT – Tim Walberg: “I’m wearing a pink tie in solidarity with women’s health issues”

DISGUSTING REPUBLICAN HYPOCRISY ALERT – Tim Walberg: “I’m wearing a pink tie in solidarity with women’s health issues”

During the travesty that was the Congressional hearing on Planned Parenthood this week, there was plenty of disgusting hypocrisy coming from the Republican side of the aisle. But the winner of the Most Disgusting Hypocrisy Award has to go to my own Congressman, Tim Walberg (MI-07). As he began his remarks and interrogation of Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards, he […]

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During #PinkOut Day Planned Parenthood supporters shined bright while detractors looked desperate & pathetic

During #PinkOut Day Planned Parenthood supporters shined bright while detractors looked desperate & pathetic

In conjunction with the widely-successful National Pink Out Day yesterday, Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards voluntarily appeared before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee to answer questions about their funding. The hearing was prompted by the highly-edited videos that were intentionally cut-and-pasted together to make it look as though Planned Parenthood was making a profit off of the selling […]

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