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This photo shows the Planned Parenthood in Wichita, Kan. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Mike Hutmacher)

Ruling: Kansas can strip Planned Parenthood funds

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled that Kansas can strip two Planned Parenthood clinics of federal family planning money while the organization moves forward with its legal challenge of a […]

03/25/2014

In this Oct. 29, 2013 file photo, Dottie and Tom Knodell, opponents of abortion, hold signs outside a Planned Parenthood Clinic, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Supreme Court lets Texas abortion law stay for now

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A tough new abortion law will stay in effect in Texas for now after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene. A third of Texas abortion clinics have been closed because […]

11/19/2013

In this Oct. 29, 2013 file photo, Dottie and Tom Knodell, opponents of abortion, hold signs outside a Planned Parenthood Clinic, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

Court reinstates most of Texas’ new abortion rules

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able […]

10/31/2013

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Iowa board votes to bar abortion pill system

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Board of Medicine voted Friday to end a unique system in which doctors use the Internet to distribute abortion-inducing pills remotely to patients at clinics across the state. […]

08/30/2013

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Texas House provisionally approves abortion law

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Texas House on Tuesday night provisionally approved tough new abortion restrictions, making good on a third attempt to pass the measure this year. Activists on both sides of the issue […]

07/10/2013

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Komen breast cancer charity names new CEO

DALLAS (AP) — Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Monday that it has a new CEO. The breast cancer charity named Judith A. Salerno to replace founder Nancy Brinker, whose promise to her dying […]

06/17/2013

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IRS accused of challenging prayers outside Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of conservative groups have told Congress they were abused by the Internal Revenue Service for years as they sought tax-exempt status, including questions an anti-abortion group said it got about prayer […]

06/04/2013

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Crisis hotlines turning to text to reach teens

NEW YORK (AP) — They stream in a couple of dozen times a week, cries for help in bursts of text to DoSomething.org, a nonprofit more used to texting out details to teens on good causes and campaigns than receiving them from young people in crisis.

03/30/2013

Atlanta Catholics ending support for Komen charity

ATLANTA (AP) – The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta has told its parishes, schools and other organizations to end their support for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity over a lingering […]

10/08/2012

Insider book details Komen-Planned Parenthood rift

NEW YORK (AP) – Criticizing major players on both sides, former Susan G. Komen for the Cure vice president Karen Handel has written a blistering insider’s account of the prominent cancer charity’s decision to halt […]

09/04/2012

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