The mortality rate from cervical cancer is higher than previously estimated and the disparity in death rates between blacks and whites is much wider than previously thought, a recently-published study in the medical journal Cancer revealed. [read more…]
D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton thanked Planned Parenthood Thursday for continuing to donate fetal tissue for critical research, adding that the research has been sanctioned by federal law since 1993. Norton, 78, who took to her Facebook page to share her sentiments, also extended her gratitude to Planned Parenthood clinics for absorbing the small transaction costs.
WASHINGTON (New York Times) — When Congress returns for business on Tuesday, lawmakers have scheduled a mere 12 legislative days to find a bipartisan compromise to keep the government open, vote on one of the [read more…]
ALAN FRAM, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate’s top Republican is conceding that his party will have to await the next president before it can cut off federal funds that go to Planned Parenthood, [read more…]
By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Conservatives are attacking Planned Parenthood so viciously that you would be forgiven if you thought that the organization was running for president as a Democrat. It is often [read more…]
(Reuters) – Americans broadly support providing federal funding for free women’s health exams, screenings and contraception services, a Reuters/Ipsos poll has found, suggesting risks for Republicans criticizing Planned Parenthood as part of the 2016 campaigns. [read more…]