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Lawmakers Approve Required Birth Control Lessons In Sex Ed Classes

State lawmakers have passed legislation that would mandate schools that teach sex education in Illinois also would have to give students information about birth control.

WBBM Newsradio–05/23/2013

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Charges Likely Wednesday Against Man Who Attacked Merrillville Cop

Police are trying to nail down details about a man who was shot by an off-duty Merrillville police officer after the two engaged in a physical altercation outside of the Merrillville Planned Parenthood Health Center on Monday afternoon.

05/22/2013

A police-involved shooting occurred in the parking lot of a Planned Parenthood office in Merrillville, Ind. Monday afternoon.  (Credit: CBS)

Cop Shoots Trucker In Parking Lot Of Merrillville, Ind. Planned Parenthood

A police-involved shooting occurred in the parking lot of a Planned Parenthood office in Merrillville, Ind. Monday afternoon.

05/20/2013

An abortion-rights opponent demonstrates outside a Planned Parenthood event Thursday. (CBS)

Abortion Protest Staged Outside Planned Parenthood Fundraiser

Activist Sandra Fluke was the main honoree. The Georgetown University law school student became a household name last year when a talk show host called her a prostitute because she tried to lobby Congress for mandatory health care coverage of birth control.

05/02/2013

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Abortion Rights Supporters, Opponents Mark 40th Anniversary Of Roe V. Wade

Nearly 1,000 people attended a Planned Parenthood fundraiser Wednesday marking the 40th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Protesters hoisting graphic six-foot-tall photographs of aborted fetuses greeted those who attended the fundraiser.

WBBM Newsradio–01/24/2013

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Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

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Indiana Barred From Cutting Off Planned Parenthood Medicaid Funds

Indiana can’t cut off funding for Planned Parenthood just because the organization provides abortions, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

10/23/2012

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Mother Of Woman Who Died After Abortion Sues Planned Parenthood, Hospital

The mother of a 24-year-old woman who died after an abortion in July filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against Planned Parenthood of Illinois and Northwestern Memorial Hospital.

08/27/2012

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Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

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Documents Shed Light On Woman’s Death After Abortion

Documents about the abortion performed for a West Side woman – and her subsequent death – reveal some new details about her final hours last Friday.

WBBM Newsradio–07/24/2012

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Family Seeks Answers After Woman’s Death Following Abortion

The family of a Chicago woman who died after an abortion at Planned Parenthood says it wants answers about her death.

07/21/2012

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Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.

06/20/2012

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Romney In Rosemont: ‘I’m An Economic Heavyweight’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney made a crack about the purported Chicago tradition of voting early and often Friday, as he campaigned at a restaurant in Rosemont.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

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Schakowsky: Backlash Forced Komen To Restore Planned Parenthood Funds

Following a stinging backlash, The Susan G. Komen Cancer Foundation will resume funding for cancer screenings through Planned Parenthood.

02/03/2012

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky

Schakowsky: Komen Bowed To Political Pressure In Cut To Planned Parenthood

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) is expressing extreme disappointment with the decision by the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop funding cancer screening provided by Planned Parenthood.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

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Report: Steep Drop In Abortions In Illinois

The number of abortions performed in Illinois fell to a 37-year low in 2010.

CBS Chicago–01/25/2012

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Planned Parenthood Begins Offering Vasectomies

A Planned Parenthood clinic on the city’s Near North Side is now offering vasectomies for men who do not want children or who feel their families are complete.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

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Feds Reviewing Indiana Law Restricting Public Funds For Planned Parenthood

Federal officials are reviewing a new Indiana law that restricts public funding for Planned Parenthood.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2011

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Planned Parenthood Loses Funding, Court Challenge In Indiana

Planned Parenthood now says it will have to turn away 9,300 Medicaid patients at its clinics in Indiana, since state lawmakers have voted to eliminate all of the group’s public funding.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2011

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Planned Parenthood Protest Draws Heated Debate

Planned Parenthood held a midday rally in the Loop to protest the recent vote in the House of Representatives that would bar all federal funding for the organization, which provides health care to poor women, including abortions.

02/25/2011