Planned Parenthood Sues Center for Medical Progress Over Undercover Videos

Planned Parenthood sued the Center for Medical Progress in federal court on Thursday over the group’s undercover videos showing medical officials discussing the sale of fetal body parts. The lawsuit, filed in federal district court in San Francisco, marks the first legal move Planned Parenthood has taken against the anti-abortion group, The Hill reports. Planned […]

US Pledges $4 Billion to Speed Self-Driving Cars

US Pledges $4 Billion to Speed Self-Driving Cars The US administration pledged Thursday to help clear the way for autonomous vehicles with an investment of $4 billion to fund research and testing projects. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx made the announcement in Detroit, flanked by executives from Google and auto manufacturers General Motors, Ford Motor […]

Justice Department Indicts Supplement Companies Endangering Consumers’ Health

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is cracking down on a number of dietary supplement manufacturers who are being accused of breaking the law by lacing their products with undisclosed, and in some cases illegal, ingredients; making false claims about their safety and efficacy; and deliberately misleading consumers as to their true contents. Benjamin C. […]

Clinton Says ‘We Should Do Everything We Can to Repeal’ Ban on Federal Funding of Abortion

Hillary Clinton, endorsed by both Planned Parenthood and NARAL, said on Monday she supports repeal of the 1976 Hyde Amendment, which bars federal funding for abortion in most cases. It was the second time in two days that she’s called for its repeal. “It is just hard to justify, because if we have a right […]

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback Moves to Defund State’s Planned Parenthood Affiliates

Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback announced Tuesday that he would act to cut off state Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood affiliates and called on state legislators to cement his policy into law. In his State of the State speech, the Republican governor said he would ask state Department of Health and Environment Secretary Susan Mosier to […]

Planned Parenthood Gets Raise from US Taxpayers for Providing Fewer Services

Over the past several years, state and federal Republicans have been working hard to defund Planned Parenthood. They don’t believe that a private organization that murders unborn children should be supported by taxpayers, many of which object to abortion. With a Republican controlled Congress, you would expect them to work towards either defunding Planned Parenthood […]

12 Key Numbers From Planned Parenthood’s New Annual Report

Planned Parenthood’s financial profits are on the decline, according to the group’s latest annual report, which showed the group is seeing fewer patients seeking fewer services. While profits and private contributions are waning, government assistance rose by $25.3 million in the past year. “This was definitely a bad year for Planned Parenthood as a business,” […]

Planned Parenthood Is About To Shut Down A Christian Pharmacy For Refusing To Sell Abortion Drugs

A family-owned pharmacy is on the verge of being pushed out of business because they say the owners — devout Christians — won’t sell drugs like the morning after pill. Washington state passed a law in 2007 that pharmacies must provide emergency contraceptives, like the morning after pill and the week after pill, which many pro-life groups say […]

Pro-Life California Pregnancy Centers Must Provide Abortion Information or Face Fines

Pro-life pregnancy centers in California must choose between providing abortion information or paying fines. They face that dilemma after California judges denied multiple requests for preliminary injunctions against a law that went into effect January 1, mandating that all licensed pregnancy centers “disseminate to clients” a message promoting public programs with “free or low-cost access” […]

Company Says It Can Thwart Death by Freezing Brains

An entrepreneur says his new artificial intelligence company will be able to resurrect the dead by 2045 by preserving human brains before their owners die. “There are promising breakthroughs happening every year in neuroscience and biotechnology,” John Bocanegra told The Daily Express. “We plan to implement these breakthroughs as we work towards performing the first […]

Drug Companies Spend Millions to Fight Price Cap Laws

The pharmaceutical industry is preparing to spend tens of millions of dollars to convince California voters to reject what would be the strictest state law in the nation to cap drug prices. California voters will consider a ballot initiative during the presidential election next year that would force drug makers to sell drugs to state […]