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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.

Debate to make birth control free for insured a question of...

Today, the Institute of Medicine will announce its recommendations about preventative health-care services for women to help the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services determine which services are considered “preventive” for women’s health under the health care reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Services given the “preventive” distinction will be provided at no cost under all health insurance plans associated with the law. A recommendation on one preventative care issue in particular has stirred up debate — that being contraception.

Further fact checking on the McInnis NARAL pro-life rating

I love it when any candidate (Democrat, Republican, or American Constitution Party) tells a reporter to prove him wrong and the reporter proceeds to...

McInnis served on Republicans for Choice board for nearly a decade

Anti-abortion Republican candidate for governor Scott McInnis says he does not remember serving on the advisory board of Republicans for Choice, a political action committee ostensibly dedicated to supporting pro-choice candidates.

Colorado maternity insurance bill moves out of committee

DENVER-- Two Denver Democrats reluctantly diluted the bill they co-sponsored aimed at expanding maternity coverage in Colorado. The move took attendees at the House hearing for the bill Wednesday by surprise. Health insurance lobbyists shuffled their papers and gazed at one another as Reps. Jerry Frangas and Beth McCann explained that they would amend the bill to make it more friendly to the insurance industry in order to make sure it passed through committee and onto the floor of the House.

Penry’s exit no victory for Scozzafava-style moderate Republicans

Reporting on the developments in the Colorado governor's race, the National Review assures its conservative readers that Penry's exit is no victory for moderate...

NARAL pounds McCain-Palin: ‘more anti-choice’ than Bush-Cheney

Just days after hitting Colorado mailboxes with its first mailer criticizing John McCain's positions on reproductive issues, NARAL Pro-Choice America sent a second flyer on Friday to Republican and unaffiliated women in Colorado. The flyer warned that the McCain-Palin ticket is "downright dangerous" for women. The abortion-rights group also pointed to a poll released Wednesday that shows the same Republican and unaffiliated women voters prefer Barack Obama 48-44 percent if they identify themselves as pro-choice.

Abortion rights group batters McCain in Colorado mailboxes

NARAL Pro-Choice America is delivering a mailer this week that draws a sharp contrast between Barack Obama and John McCain's positions on women's reproductive rights to voters identified as pro-abortion rights in Colorado and seven other battleground states.
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