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The Trump Administration Is Declaring War on Planned Parenthood With a Return to Reagan-Era Politics The Trump Administration Is Declaring War on Planned Parenthood With a Return to Reagan-Era Politics

The Trump administration is expected to announce on Friday a new rule banning clinics that provide abortions from receiving federal funding, The New York Times reported. The rule would deal a significant blow to Planned Parenthood and other clinics that provide both abortions and women’s healthcare.

Iowa Governor Signs the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Bill Into Law Iowa Governor Signs the Country's Most Restrictive Abortion Bill Into Law

Six weeks is less time than it often takes for many women to even realize they are pregnant. (For comparison, a season of Westworld takes longer than six weeks to air.) But Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law on Friday afternoon that would ban abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. It’s the most …

Kellyanne Conway Advises Trump That Homeless Shelters, Dentists Could Replace Planned Parenthood Kellyanne Conway Advises Trump That Homeless Shelters, Dentists Could Replace Planned Parenthood

This week, as anti-choice protesters and GOP lawmakers urged President Trump to reinstate a domestic abortion “gag rule” and entirely defund Planned Parenthood, Kellyanne Conway approached the president with a handy infographic.

Here's What Happens When Doctors Can't Say 'Abortion'  Here's What Happens When Doctors Can't Say 'Abortion' 

This week, the Trump administration is inching toward its long-promised reshaping of Title X legislation, a change that would entirely cut out clinics offering abortion referrals from the federal grant program.

Fourth Planned Parenthood in Iowa Closes After State Legislature Defunds Clinics Fourth Planned Parenthood in Iowa Closes After State Legislature Defunds Clinics

The only abortion provider in Bettendorf, IA, the state’s third-largest metropolitan area, will be closing on Friday, according to the Des Moines Register. Planned Parenthood of the Heartland first announced the closure in May, after the state legislature passed a bill that prevents public funding for family planning…

The Justice Department Will Investigate a Fake Right Wing Conspiracy About Planned Parenthood The Justice Department Will Investigate a Fake Right Wing Conspiracy About Planned Parenthood

The Justice Department moved to open an investigation into Planned Parenthood’s sale of fetal tissue on Thursday—a decision apparently prompted by a widely discredited conspiracy that the organization has sought to profit from selling fetal tissue to medical researchers.

This Court Ruling Could Bar Medicaid Patients in Arkansas From Getting Necessary Care at Planned Parenthood  This Court Ruling Could Bar Medicaid Patients in Arkansas From Getting Necessary Care at Planned Parenthood 

If you want to take a generous view of these things, you could say the language of “defunding” Planned Parenthood has always been intentionally imprecise. You could also say it is a well-orchestrated conservative grift intended to bullshit the broader public and fuel the resentments of the Republican Party’s…

Texas Proves that Defunding Family Planning Services
Actually Leads to More Abortions  Texas Proves that Defunding Family Planning Services Actually Leads to More Abortions 

For years, Republican lawmakers in Texas have argued that defunding family planning services and Planned Parenthood was necessary to reduce the number of “immoral” abortions being performed in the state. But a new study shows exactly the opposite is true, and the justification for those funding cuts is based on a…

America's Worst Congressman Has a Disgusting Plan to Pay for Trump's Border Wall

Iowa Congressman Steve King is no stranger when it comes to making the sort of vile, indefensible statements that place him squarely in the white supremacist wing of the GOP. King has previously raged against “somebody else’s babies” threatening “our civilization,” and once told a DACA recipient raised in the United…

Planned Parenthood Gets Its First-Ever Assist From a Professional Sports Team Planned Parenthood Gets Its First-Ever Assist From a Professional Sports Team

The WNBA’s Seattle Storm has become the first team in professional sports to officially support Planned Parenthood, both politically and financially.

Texas House Ignores U.S. Supreme
Court Ruling and Passes New Abortion Limits Texas House Ignores U.S. Supreme Court Ruling and Passes New Abortion Limits

Republicans in Texas’ House applauded Saturday as they passed severe new restrictions on abortions, specifically banning a second-trimester procedure known as dilation and evacuation.

Women Went to the Texas Capitol Dressed as Handmaids to Protest Awful Anti-Abortion Laws Women Went to the Texas Capitol Dressed as Handmaids to Protest Awful Anti-Abortion Laws

Pro-choice advocates descended on the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday dressed as the women from Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in a powerful demonstration of opposition to the state’s many abortion restrictions.

The White House has made a monstrous offer to Planned Parenthood The White House has made a monstrous offer to Planned Parenthood

The White House proposed protecting Planned Parenthood's federal funding, a vital funding stream for the reproductive health organization, if it would stop providing abortions, The New York Times reported on Monday night.

Talking to Planned Parenthood about the huge steps they've taken to help trans people Talking to Planned Parenthood about the huge steps they've taken to help trans people

It’s been three months since Planned Parenthood New York City began offering hormone therapy for trans patients at its Brooklyn site. The program has been doing so well that PP NYC plans on opening a second location before the end of the year. In fact, Planned Parenthood is now one of the largest sources for…

All the ways you can protect and stand up for women in Trump's America All the ways you can protect and stand up for women in Trump's America

In the days leading up to Donald Trump’s inauguration, Fusion has been highlighting some of the issues most important to our readers and what to do to prepare for the incoming administration, which comes into power today. We’re wrapping up by focusing on women’s rights, in a show of support for the women and allies…

American women are having fewer abortions than ever before American women are having fewer abortions than ever before

A new report out Tuesday found that the abortion rate fell to historic lows in 2013 and 2014, with the number of total abortions in the country falling to fewer than one million for the first time since 1975.

These inspiring women are running from New York to Washington to raise money for Planned Parenthood These inspiring women are running from New York to Washington to raise money for Planned Parenthood

More than 100 people are set to run a relay spanning from Harlem, New York to Washington, DC in time to participate in the Women's March planned around Donald Trump's inauguration on January 20.

Paul Ryan has vowed to destroy Planned Parenthood—so its supporters showed up at his office Paul Ryan has vowed to destroy Planned Parenthood—so its supporters showed up at his office

A day after he explicitly vowed to cut its funding, volunteers for Planned Parenthood made their way to House Speaker Paul Ryan's office to deliver over 85,000 petitions in support of the health provider. But once they got there, they tweeted that they were turned away at the door.

Republicans are trying to destroy Planned Parenthood again—and this time, they really could Republicans are trying to destroy Planned Parenthood again—and this time, they really could

Taking a short break from their work reducing poor people's access to healthcare, congressional Republicans announced a plan to reduce poor people's access to healthcare.

A Texas judge blocked this horrifying anti-abortion bill—but the state isn't backing down A Texas judge blocked this horrifying anti-abortion bill—but the state isn't backing down

A federal judge on Thursday temporarily blocked a Texas regulation requiring that fetal tissue be cremated or buried, opening up what is sure to be another ugly legal battle over how much the state can get away with when it comes to regulating abortion access into virtual nonexistence.

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