Planned Parenthood President and CEO Cecile Richards acknowledged under oath before a U.S. Congress committee that her organization does not do mammograms after saying previously that they do.
At a House Oversight & Government Reform hearing Tuesday, Richards explained to multiple Congress members that Planned Parenthood does not provide mammograms.
Early in the hearing, Republican Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis of Wisconsin asked Richards how many Planned Parenthood clinics have mammogram machines. more >>
WASHINGTON – There has been a huge upsurge in the effort to defund Planned Parenthood, reported a group of pro-life movement leaders at a large conservative gathering on Saturday.
At a panel that was part of the annual Values Voters Summit, pro-life activists noted that efforts to defund Planned Parenthood were gaining momentum in large part because of a series of undercover videos released by the California-based Center for Medical Progress.
Lila Rose, founder of LiveAction, told those gathered at the Empire Room of the Omni Shoreham Hotel that it was a "powerful and exciting time" for the movement. more >>
Russell Wilson is honoring his goddaughter, Ailynn Arredondo, a 5-year-old girl he befriended at the Seattle Children's Hospital who succumbed to leukemia.
Arredondo died after suffering from lymphoblastic leukemia one day after Wilson, the 26-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback, announced that he accepted the little girl's proposal to be her godfather.
"My heart, thoughts, and prayers go out to my goddaughter, Ailynn, and her family, as she is now with our Heavenly Father," Wilson wrote on Instagram. "I know you'll be swinging your 12 flag over Centurylink this Sunday sweetie." more >>
A new documentary based on the infamous late-term abortionist Kermit Gosnell who was sentenced to life in prison for killing a patient and born-alive babies is scheduled to debut in November.
Titled "3801 Lancaster: American Tragedy," the filmmakers released a new trailer for the documentary via YouTube earlier this week.
Jennifer Brown, producer of "3801 Lancaster," told The Christian Post that this documentary will be a longer version of a previous a 20-minute film created before Gosnell's trial. more >>
In the last five years, the number of workers with health insurance deductibles, as well as the size of those deductibles, have increased at a much faster rate than increases in workers' wages and general inflation, according to a new study released by the Kaiser Family Foundation on Tuesday.
Since the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare" was signed into law in 2010, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation/Health Research & Educational Trust 2015 Employer Health Benefits Survey, both the growing number of workers with deductibles and the size of those deductibles have resulted in an overall 67 percent increase in health insurance deductibles for workers.
Meanwhile, the increase in single premiums has also been high but less than the deductibles spike, at a 24 percent growth rate. more >>
Presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., slammed Planned Parenthood Monday, accusing the nation's largest abortion provider of pushing women into abortions for the purpose of harvesting their babies' tissue for profit.
Rubio, who appeared on KCCI 8 in Des Moines, Iowa, spoke on a host of issues that included religious liberty, Iran, Kim Davis, immigration, and the current political landscape.
"Planned Parenthood has been exposed for the trafficking of human fetal tissue," declared Rubio, who asserted that Planned Parenthood needed a "thorough investigation" by the U.S. Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Service, something he said "is not happening now." more >>