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Planned Parenthood rallies after shooting and Republican attack

Cecile Richards, national president of Planned Parenthood, spoke at a Saturday rally in the wake of the Colorado Springs mass shooting and a Republican attempt...

Women for Udall talk priorities — health care and voter mobilization

  A group of female business owners joined Congresswoman Diana DeGette and Planned Parenthood Action Fund President Cecile Richards at local woman-owned restaurant Fire on the Mountain...

In Denver debate, Planned Parenthood’s Richards looking to see women’s health...

DENVER-- With the first presidential debate set to begin here at the University of Denver campus in a matter of minutes, Cecile Richards, national president of Planned Parenthood Action Fund, told the Colorado Independent she would like to see the candidates discuss some of the ways women's access to health care is tied to the national economy and the financial prospects of the nation's citizens.

Personhood: First Mississippi, then America

On Wednesday, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards sent out an email imploring supporters to pay careful attention to the so-called “Personhood” movement, which has gained considerable support in Mississippi. “This ballot initiative is about more than just one state,” writes Richards. “Anti-choice activists hope that a win in Mississippi will lead to a national movement.”

Planned Parenthood celebrates 95 years

Planned Parenthood celebrates the 95th anniversary of its founding this week amid a barrage of political attacks, ranging from a full-on congressional investigation to a proposed federal budget that would defund the chain of women’s clinics.

Ending abortion is the goal of those pushing Planned Parenthood investigation

An attorney for the group partially responsible for a recent congressional investigation into Planned Parenthood says the group has targeted the chain of health clinics as part of a strategy to end abortion.

Perry criticized by family-planning friends and foes on Texas funding, HPV...

Planned Parenthood Action Fund, the lobbying arm of Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), has launched a campaign targeting Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who has been pegged by many media outlets as the current leader in the race for the Republican nomination for the 2012 presidential election.

Planned Parenthood president blasts Buck on women’s issues

Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards, on a U.S. tour backing pro-choice candidates, called out Republican U.S. Senate hopeful Ken Buck as having extreme views not...
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