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Kira Kazantsev (credit: The Miss America Organization)

Miss America From Walnut Creek Criticized Over Planned Parenthood Internship

The woman who grew up in the East Bay and won the Miss America pageant earlier this week is under fire for a recent internship with Planned Parenthood.

09/18/2014

Buffer zone outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in San Francisco. (CBS)

Supreme Court Strikes Down Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones, May Impact San Francisco Law

After the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Massachusetts law that requires buffer zones around entrances to reproductive health clinics, Bay Area legislators and abortion rights supporters are looking into whether similar local laws will be impacted by the high court’s decision.

06/26/2014

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California Debates Enhancing Parental Rights For Sperm Donors

The rights of California sperm donors were put into law 20 years ago. Now a Bay Area state legislator is involved in revising those rules with a new bill to be presented in Sacramento on Tuesday.

08/13/2013

Photo illustration shows a package of Plan B contraceptive. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Many Bay Area Drug Stores Still Have Morning After Pill Behind The Counter

Thursday marked the day the controversial Plan B One-Step is supposed to be available over-the-counter, but a quick look at some stores in San Francisco shows that hasn’t happened.

08/01/2013

People take part in a 3-day Komen Walk for the Cure race in Washington D.C. The foundation has ended the D.C. event as well as ones in San Francisco and other U.S. cities. (Linda Spillers/Race for the Cure via Getty Images)

Susan G. Komen Ends 3-Day SF Cancer Cure Race

Susan G. Komen for the Cure says it is canceling half of its 3-day charity races next year, including the San Francisco event, because of a drop in participation levels.

06/05/2013

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Considers Buffer Zones Near Reproductive Health Clinics

A proposal to create a 25-foot buffer zone around entrances to reproductive health clinics in San Francisco was passed onto the full Board of Supervisors after a committee hearing at City Hall Thursday.

04/18/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.

06/20/2012

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California Lawmakers Consider Expanding Abortion Access

While several states have placed new restrictions on abortion, a new bill would allow more health professionals in California to perform the procedure.

04/25/2012

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