Tag: Planned Parenthood

alabama, abortion ban, federal judge

Alabama Abortion Ban Blocked by Federal Judge

A victory for pro-choice advocates was handed down by District Judge Myron Thompson on Tuesday when he blocked the near-total abortion ban from going into effect next month in Alabama. The Human Life Protection Act (HLPA) was set to take effect on Nov. 15 and now a challenge to the…

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Supreme Court to Hear Louisiana Abortion Case

The Supreme Court has agreed on Friday to hear a case regarding a Louisiana abortion law that is very similar to a case they decided on a Texas abortion law just three years ago. The only difference is that openly anti-abortion justice Brett Kavanaugh now sits in what was formerly…

White Women 'Have Got To Do Better,' Says Planned Parenthood CEO

Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards had a message for white women over the weekend: step up. “All across the country, the Women’s March inspired doctors and teachers and mothers to become activists and organizers and, yes, candidates for office,” Richards said during Sunday’s #PowerToThePolls rally in Las Vegas. “And from…

Trump Expected to Tap Hate Group Leader as Ambassador for Women

President Donald Trump is expected to tap the leader of a national hate group to serve as Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues. Penny Nance is president and CEO of Concerned Women for America (CWA), which is classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). The stances…