Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards answered questions before a hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on September 29, as congressional efforts to end taxpayer funding of the nation’s largest abortion provider continue.
In an emotional hearing on Capitol Hill, Planned Parenthood’s chief had a heated conversation with House of Republicans on Tuesday as she tried to protect her organization from questions about the ethics and legality of the activities going on inside its clinics. In truth,...
The measure needed 60 votes to clear a procedural hurdle but got 54, with 42 senators voting in opposition. The leading proponent of bringing the fight over funding the group to a possible government shutdown remained unbowed.
“Half of our health centers are in medically underserved communities”. “All these clinics, as far as I know, take Medicaid dollars, so you could go to any of those clinics to get any medical service you could”.
Planned Parenthood will make its first congressional appearance today since the release of undercover videos. The videos show Planned Parenthood officials discussing the transfer of fetal tissue to researchers.
North country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is calling for Congress to avoid a government shutdown at the end of September, a position that places her at odds with the most conservative members of her own Republican party.
But the bill would have cut money for Planned Parenthood, which receives about $450 million from the government to provide other family planning and health care services, primarily to low-income men and women through Medicaid and state grants.