A Planned Parenthood affiliate in east Texas has agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that the group illegally billed Medicaid for unnecessary and unrendered medical services, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Abortionists went into grisly detail about late-term abortions during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing Thursday for a law that would ban the practice.
The House of Representatives will consider a bill that would ban abortions across the country after 20 weeks of pregnancy, Rep. Trent Franks (R., Ariz.) announced Friday.
Karen Handel, one-time senior vice president for public policy at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, called Planned Parenthood’s January funding battle with Komen a “test campaign” for President Barack Obama’s reelection.
The Susan B. Anthony List, a prominent pro-life advocacy group, criticized the Obama Administration on Monday for “bypassing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s veto” by giving Planned Parenthood and other family planning groups $3.1 million in federal funds after Christie had denied them state funding.
Planned Parenthood is mounting a campaign to combat state laws in Tennessee, Michigan, and Pennsylvania designed to protect the health of women.
Former CNN and NBC anchor Campbell Brown took to the pages of the New York Times to blast Planned Parenthood for its “blind partisanship”—and warn the organization that it needs friends on both sides of the aisle if it wants to maintain federal funding.