Category Archives: Choice

Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap

Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap Iowa State Capitol News – Weekend Recap by Paul Deaton[Editors' Note: Following is a weekly recap of stories from Des Moines that came through the Weekend Editor's in-box in the sixth week of … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Children, Choice, Civil Liberties, GOP, Iowa Legislature, Local Events, Main Page, Progressive Community

Obama Outlines Areas Where He Can Act Quickly

Obama Outlines Areas Where He Can Act Quickly According to the Washington Post, areas where Obama can quickly reverse Bush's executive orders are coming to light:1.  stem cell researchRep. Diana DeGette (D-Colo.) said that during Obama's final swing through her … Continue reading

Posted in Choice, Environment, Main Page, Stem Cells

Here they go again.

Here they go again. By Planned Parenthood of IA We should be used to the Bush Administration formula by now: erode civil rights, violate millions of people, and then lie about it.  They have nearly perfected it. We have seen it in … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood E-NEWSLETTER: AUGUST 2008

Planned Parenthood E-NEWSLETTER: AUGUST 2008 By Cecile Richards We've heard the rumors for weeks, but newly surfaced documents have confirmed the unthinkable — the Bush administration is considering a politically motivated new rule that deliberately confuses contraception with abortion, allowing … Continue reading

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Bush Admin Against Choice

Bush Admin Against Choice By Planned Parenthood of Iowa The Bush Administration is proposing a rule change in the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that would drastically change the way family planning services are provided in the U.S. … Continue reading

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Springtime in Goosetown

Springtime in Goosetown By Karen Kubby Benefit for the Emma Goldman Clinic Friends of the Emma Goldman Clinic are invited to attend its Spring Benefit on Friday, May 30th at the home and garden of Joy Smith and  David Rust … Continue reading

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CRITICAL VOTE: Will Your Representative Vote Against Iowa Women?

CRITICAL VOTE: Will Your Representative Vote Against Iowa Women? By Nicole McLuen, Field Director- Healthy FamiliesThis is your last chance to defend family-planning for low-income women in the Iowa House. Will your Representative vote against Iowa’s women because they didn’t … Continue reading

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EMMA ROCKS!

EMMA ROCKS! By Karen Kubby Emma Rocks! is a fun and exciting musical event to benefit the Emma Goldman Clinic. It is a participatory musical competition to be held on Saturday March 29 from 7pm-9pm at the historic Englert Theatre … Continue reading

Posted in Choice, Local Control, Main Page

Are Progressive Listserves Arbitrarily being Blocked by AT&T?

Are Progressive Listserves Arbitarily being Blocked by AT&T? By Caroline Vernon     A few months back, PACG (Progressive Action for the Common Good) started experiencing problems with our members dropping off our email list.  Oddly, as site administrator, I was … Continue reading

Posted in Calls to Action, Choice, Civil Liberties, Congress, Corporate Greed, Internet Issues, Main Page, Media Bias, National News, Progressive Action for the Common Good, Progressive Community

Planned Parenthood Lobby Day is March 5th, 2008

Planned Parenthood Lobby Day is March 5th, 2008 By Planned Parenthood of IowaSave the Date!Lobby Day is March 5th, 2008 Join us as activists and staff head to the Capitol to take our Prevention First agenda to legislators.Lobby Day includes … Continue reading

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