Baby Steps

Congress holds hearing on late-term abortion ban’s merits
Trent Franks / AP

Abortionists went into grisly detail about late-term abortions during a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing Thursday for a law that would ban the practice.

House to Consider Late-Term Abortion Ban

House will consider bill to ban abortion nationally after five months of pregnancy
Trent Franks / AP

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.

The Dress Rehearsal for Obama 2012

Komen fight with Planned Parenthood was preview of importance of social issues in 2012 election, book says
Karen Handel / AP

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.

Anti-Federalist

Obama Funds Planned Parenthood Over Governor's Veto

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.

Found: Anti-Regulation Liberals

Planned Parenthood Opposes Laws Defending Women Who Seek Abortions

Planned Parenthood is mounting a campaign to combat state laws in Tennessee, Michigan, and Pennsylvania designed to protect the health of women.

Campbell Brown Takes On Planned Parenthood

Attacks on moderate Republicans put federal funding at risk
Campbell Brown

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.