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2011-07-25 09:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite recent moves by some states to restrict access to abortion, more Americans now support a woman's right to choose than they did two years ago, a new Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100518/NY06801LOGO ) Nearly one-quarter (23 percent) of those polled in 2009 supported the idea that a woman should have access to abortion in "all circumstances." But that number has risen to 36 percent in...

2011-07-12 04:00:00

"The weight of the evidence against Planned Parenthood demands a thorough response," said AUL's Dr. Charmaine Yoest. WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans United for Life today renewed the call for a Congressional investigation and released an analysis and point-by-point rebuttal of Planned Parenthood's "Fact-Check" of AUL's recent report. Dr. Charmaine Yoest, President and CEO of AUL, noted that Planned Parenthood's response failed to address the most serious of...

2011-06-09 12:51:00

WASHINGTON, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Reverend Dr. Carlton W. Veazey, President and CEO, Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC): The Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice (RCRC) applauds the findings of a major new survey released today that shows strong support for access to abortion among Millennials (those ages 18-29), mainline white Protestants, African American church-goers, and other religious groups. The survey...

2011-04-14 06:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Action sent a letter to Senate and House Members informing them that FRC Action will include in its annual vote scorecard today's vote on a resolution offered by U.S. Reps. Diane Black (R-TN) and Martha Rob (R-AL) to defund America's largest abortion business, Planned Parenthood. The funds would be re-directed to health clinics that do not perform abortions. The scorecard will also include a resolution offered...

2011-03-28 15:35:00

Parental Involvement Laws Reduce In-State Abortion Rates by About 15 Percent WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael New, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Alabama, recently published a study on abortion in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, the top state politics journal in the country. The Quarterly serves as the official journal of the state politics and policy section of the American Political Science Association. (Logo:...

2011-02-18 13:50:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council praised the U.S. House of Representatives for today approving U.S. Rep. Mike Pence's (R-IN) amendment to prevent any funds made available under the continuing appropriation bill from being provided to Planned Parenthood. Pence and Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins co-authored an op-ed that ran today in The Daily Caller regarding this amendment. (Logo:...

2011-02-08 09:34:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council Senior Fellow for Legal Studies Cathy Ruse, JD, will testify today at 4 p.m. Eastern before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution in favor of the bipartisan "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act" (H.R. 3) sponsored U.S. Reps. Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-IL). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Ruse, herself former Chief Counsel to the Constitution...

2010-12-10 09:58:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wednesday, Ohio Judge Jody Luebbers ruled that Planned Parenthood failed to comply with state abortion laws and thereby caused a young Planned Parenthood client significant psychological and emotional harm. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) The young girl, who was fourteen at the time of the abortion, became pregnant by her 22 year-old soccer coach. Planned Parenthood did not report suspected child abuse, nor...


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