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Planned Parenthood to Challenge Bush Regulations

Planned Parenthood To Challenge Bush Regulations
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

PARENTHOOD OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND RECOGNIZES NATIONAL WOMEN’S HEALTH WEEK MAY 12 – 18, 2013

Planned Parenthood of Southern New England encourages women to get checkups in recognition of National Women’s Health Week
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NY TIMES: Planned Parenthood Financing Caught in Budget Feud

“Now, in a surprise step that has set off deep alarm among advocates for women’s health, the newly conservative House of Representatives has proposed cutting the entire $317 million program of aid for family planning, known as Title X, in a 2011 spending bill that is expected to pass by the weekend.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NPR: Stewart, Colbert Ridicule Sen. Kyl on Planned Parenthood

If you're seeking some comic relief, and you're not Sen. Jon Kyl, look no further than Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

NORWALK PLUS: Hartford City Departments Collaborate to Curb Teen Pregnancy

Building on Mayor Pedro E. Segarra’s collaborative style of government, the City’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Hartford Office for Youth Services (HOYS) are joining forces on an ambitious program to curb the problem of teen pregnancy.
Jan. 30, 2014 • Connecticut

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