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2014-09-18 16:27:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Arina Grossu, Family Research Council's Director of the Center for Human Dignity spoke at a news conference in support of the "No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion and the "Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014," saying: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO "President Obama promised back in September 2009, 'Under our plan, no federal dollars will be used to fund abortions.' The groundbreaking GAO...

2014-09-18 00:20:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is being released by the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA): CHA was concerned to read in the GAO report that there were apparently some instances in certain states where the provisions to protect against federal funding of abortion appear not to have been implemented as required by the ACA law and the executive order that accompanied it. We recognize that there are 50 different states...

2014-09-16 12:31:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report confirming what the Family Research Council (FRC) has been saying all along: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, subsidizes elective abortion with taxpayer funds and lacks transparency in its abortion coverage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO Over the past several months, FRC has been examining abortion coverage on the...

2014-07-14 12:27:30

33 States Have Enacted Laws that Mandate How Doctors Practice Medicine and Interfere with Relationship Between Women and Their Health Care Providers WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when there is a national consensus that quality health care should be evidence-based and patient-centered, that we should eliminate unnecessary medical tests and focus tightly on improving health outcomes, lawmakers in a majority of states have enacted laws that put ideology...

2014-06-10 12:27:51

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's largest provider of free pro and con research on controversial issues, ProCon.org (online at www.procon.org), has expanded and updated its information on the controversial health topics of abortion, obesity, and prescription drug advertising to consumers. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130208/MM57290LOGO These three health topics explore the core questions: "Should abortion be legal?," "Is obesity a...

2014-06-03 23:05:20

Researchers find that lawmakers rely on flawed racial assumptions to further abortion restrictions. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 The International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School, the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum (NAPAWF), and Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health at the University of California, San Francisco, released a groundbreaking report on sex-selective abortion laws and policies in the United States today. Legislation...

2014-05-30 16:24:39

WICHITA, Kan., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As we look back on the last five years, we are once again struck by Dr. George Tiller's deep commitment to serving women. We will never truly understand Dr. Tiller's impact, but we can look at the thousands of women who he helped as a small measure of his lasting legacy. "South Wind Women's Center is honored to be caring for women in the same community where Dr. Tiller practiced for decades," stated Julie Burkhart, CEO and...

2014-05-29 20:23:03

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 leaders of U.S. and international organizations committed to human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls globally sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to "accelerate U.S. leadership in ensuring women and girls who are raped have access to post-rape care that is comprehensive and rights-based," calling U.S. leadership for care that includes abortion access...

2014-05-23 16:23:57

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The latest Gallup polling on abortion portrays a false dichotomy between 'prochoice' and 'prolife,'" said Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics for Choice. "How people describe their instinctive reaction to the prochoice vs. prolife binary is very different to how they react when they or a loved one is facing an unintended or problem pregnancy. That's the real issue. The figure of interest is the one that shows how many people think...

2014-05-13 16:28:01

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Arina Grossu, M.A., director of the Center for Human Dignity at the Family Research Council (FRC), spoke today at a press conference with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), calling on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) to bring the "Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act" to a vote in the Senate. The bill would prohibit abortion after 20 weeks post-fertilization, since at...


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