Abortion

A sign hangs in the offices of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America December 7, 2001 in New York City. About 200 Planned Parenthood facilities received anthrax hoax letters last month in Fed Ex packages. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Group Behind Undercover Anti-Abortion Videos Is Something Of A Mystery

It calls itself the Center for Medical Progress, and its name has been all over the news in the past few weeks after it began releasing hidden-camera videos that set off an uproar over the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research.

08/12/2015

Heather Saunders Estes

Northern California Planned Parenthood Counters Anti-Abortion Group’s Undercover Videos

The president of Planned Parenthood’s Northern California chapter is defending her organization against a growing political campaign to defund it.

08/09/2015

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Bay Area Federal Judge Extends Order Blocking Anti-Abortion Group From Releasing Videos

A federal judge in San Francisco has extended a restraining order that blocks an anti-abortion group from releasing any recordings that it secretly gathered at annual meetings of an abortion providers’ association.

08/03/2015

Abortion Consultation

Federal Judge In San Francisco Blocks Further Release Of Anti-Abortion Group’s Undercover Videos

A federal judge in San Francisco on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers’ association by the anti-abortion group the Center for Medical Progress.

08/01/2015

The planned parenthood logo (CBS)

Lawsuit: Anti-Abortion Group Secretly Recorded Abortion Providers

An association of abortion providers moved Friday to block the release of recordings it claims were made by an anti-abortion group that has previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader discussing the use of aborted fetuses for research.

07/31/2015

The planned parenthood logo (CBS)

Covert Planned Parenthood Video Prompts Federal Investigation Over Fetal-Parts Policy

Congressional Republicans say they will launch an investigation of Planned Parenthood as a result of an undercover video released by the Center for Medical Progress, an anti-abortion group, asserting the women’s health organization sells body parts from abortions.

07/16/2015

Dried mud and the remnants of a marina is seen at the New Melones Lake reservoir which is now at less than 20 percent capacity as a severe drought continues to affect California on May 24, 2015.  California has recently announced sweeping statewide water restrictions for the first time in history in order to combat the region's devastating drought, the worst since records began.          AFP PHOTO/ MARK RALSTON        (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Blame California’s Drought On Abortion, Immigration & Meat

The state’s historic four-year dry spell has brought with it a flurry of finger-pointing. Now advocates, noting how California’s water shortage ranks as the top public concern, are invoking the drought to bolster their own causes.

06/18/2015

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove (courtesy Office of the California Assembly)

Central Valley Assemblywoman Blames Drought On God’s Wrath Over Abortion

Assemblywoman Shannon Grove touched off a firestorm of criticism when she blamed California’s historic drought on abortion.

06/13/2015

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California Pregnancy Centers Would Have To Tell Visitors Abortion Is An Option Under New Bill

Crisis pregnancy centers in California would have to tell visitors that abortion is an option under legislation approved by the state Assembly.

05/26/2015

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Idaho Lawmaker Asks If Swallowing Small Camera Could Allow Remote Gynecological Exams

An Idaho lawmaker received a brief lesson on female anatomy after asking if a woman can swallow a small camera for doctors to conduct a remote gynecological exam.

02/24/2015

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