South Carolina judge quashes Planned Parenthood challenge to heartbeat bill

A South Carolina court has rejected Planned Parenthood’s challenge to the state’s “heartbeat” law. Planned Parenthood South Atlantic made a motion to move the legal cutoff mark for performing abortions from the current six weeks to nine weeks, which is when the organization says a baby’s heart is fully formed. Advocates of the heartbeat law argue […]

Florida Man Sentenced For Helping Firebomb Planned Parenthood

A Florida man will serve 42 months in federal prison after being sentenced Monday for helping make Molotov cocktails with two men who incendiary bombed an Orange County family planning clinic, federal prosecutors said Monday. Announced. Xavier Batten, 21, of Brooksville, will also pay $1,000 in restitution and will spend the first three years of […]

Dem lawmaker teams up with Planned Parenthood to host ‘deceptive’ drag story hour in Arizona Capitol

Democratic members of the Arizona Legislature partnered with Planned Parenthood to host a “Drug Story Hour” on Tuesday, but faced backlash from their Republican colleagues who said the event was “deceptively” planned. invited. “Democratic Rep. Lorena Austin intentionally misled House leadership into booking a chamber to host a drug story hour with Planned Parenthood,” Republican […]

House Dems divided over planned vote on college antisemitism bill

As anti-Israel protests continue at top universities across the country, House Democrats once again find themselves divided over how to combat anti-Semitism on college campuses. In a memo sent to members, House Democratic leaders highlighted opposition from key Democratic leaders to the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, which is scheduled for a vote this week. The bill […]

Planned Parenthood to spend $10M in North Carolina

As reproductive rights gain more attention in 2024, Planned Parenthood’s political arm is launching a $10 million voter engagement campaign to elect pro-abortion candidates in North Carolina this year. Organizers will knock on more than 1 million doors this cycle as part of $10 million in support from Planned Parenthood Vote. South Atlantic, Family Planning […]

Judge Hands Down Sentence To Ex-Marine Who Firebombed Planned Parenthood Clinic

A 24-year-old ex-marine who firebombed a Planned Parenthood clinic was sentenced Monday to nine years in jail and ordered to pay $1,000 in restitution, the Department of Justice (DOJ) said. Chance Brannon, the ex-marine who was arrested in June 2023 following the firebombing of the clinic, also planned to attack an Orange County power grid […]