Anti-Abortion Students Are Going All-In To Save This Democrat’s Seat
Susan B. Anthony List, the anti-abortion group beloved by Mike Pence, sent dozens of college students to help Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski keep his seat in Tuesday’s Illinois primary that’s united most national Democrats against him. Even the students were surprised: “I realized pro-life and a Democrat don’t have to be mutually exclusive.”
Democrats Think The Retiring Head Of Planned Parenthood Should Run For Office
Democrats in Congress and political operatives told BuzzFeed News they think the departing Planned Parenthood president should strongly consider running a campaign of her own. “She would be an amazing candidate if she wanted to run.”
The Activist Who Secretly Recorded Planned Parenthood Says It’s “Long Past Time” The Justice Department Looked Into It
Two years after a series of secretly recorded videos were released of Planned Parenthood employees discussing the transfer of fetal tissue, the Justice Department has asked a congressional committee for records of its investigation.
The Trump Administration Is Already Facing Several Lawsuits Over Its New Birth Control Rules
Several states and organizations filed suits over the administration's new rules allowing employers to drop contraception coverage within days of the decision. Eighteen states say they are "ready to take action" if necessary.
For Planned Parenthood Organizers In The Southwest, DACA Takes Priority
One hundred forty Planned Parenthood volunteers came to Arizona to fight against defunding the organization, but in the immediate aftermath of the Trump administration's decision on DACA, they ended up fighting for its immigrant patients and staff instead.
Pence Votes To Break A Tie To Allow States To Defund Planned Parenthood
A bill overturning an Obama administration rule protecting funding for health clinics, including those that provide abortions, now heads to President Trump's desk to become law, thanks to a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence.
Experts And Anti-Abortion Groups Are Both Worried About How The GOP Health Care Bill Covers Abortion
Insurance and tax experts say the Republican health care bill's exemptions would be difficult to enforce, while anti-abortion groups say the bill could potentially allow people to use refundable tax credits to pay for abortion.
This Is How Planned Parenthood Is Fighting Back In Trump's America
A leaked draft of a bill shows Congress is getting ready to defund the women’s health clinic and abortion provider. BuzzFeed News sat down with the organization’s president, who says that “no one really knows what will make a difference anymore, but that's why we have to do everything we can.”