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NH INDEPENDENT: Planned Parenthood Cuts Spark Local Backlash

Rene Carrano is mad that Republicans in Congress passed a budget bill last week that eliminates all federal funding for Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NEW LONDON PATCH: Standing Up for Planned Parenthood

Local supporters protest the federal government’s move to eliminate federal funding for women’s healthcare.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NEW LONDON DAY: Setting Women Back (Editorial)

Not a nickel of Planned Parenthood's federal funding is used for abortions. But some of the $75 million Republicans want to strip from Planned Parenthood does pay for things like screenings for cervical cancer, breast exams and testing for sexually transmitted diseases.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NEW HAVEN REGISTER: Republican Budget Stance Hurts Families

Given the amount of attention paid to it during last week’s budget cliff-hanger in Washington, you could be forgiven for thinking Planned Parenthood was a contender on a bizarre congressional version of “America’s Got Talent.” Vote it out! Vote it in! Keep the audience guessing until the last minute!
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NBC CONN: Government Could Stop Funding Planned Parenthood.

NBC Connecticut interviews PPSNE CEO Judy Tabar about attacks on Planned Parenthood.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

MERIDEN PATCH: Suzio Amendment Would Cut State Funding For Planned Parenthood - Update

As state senators debate Governor Dannel Malloy’s $40.1 billion budget through Monday night and into early Tuesday morning, they may spend some time discussing a controversial amendment posed by newly elected state Sen.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

Local Public Forum to be Held About Women, Health Disparities, HIV/STI Prevention and Access to Medical Services

PROVIDENCE, RI – October 19, 2011 – On Thursday, October 27, 2011, a public forum, Women, Health Disparities and HIV/STI Prevention: Building Healthy Communities and Families in Rhode Island will be held from 9:00am – Noon at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library, 303 Clinton Street, Woonsocket, RI.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

KOMEN REVERSES DECISION TO DEFUND PLANNED PARENTHOOD

New Haven, CT (February 3, 2012) – Planned Parenthood of Southern New England (PPSNE) is deeply appreciative the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has reconsidered its new funding criteria, effectively eliminating funding for Planned Parenthood services.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut