Category Archives: planned parenthood

Planned Parenthood Closing Four Clinics In Iowa

The religious crazies that inhabit the Iowa legislature have reached part of their goal – they have caused some closings in Iowa of what they view as the mortal enemy of their God – Planned Parenthood. While they are no … Continue reading

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Contact Your Representatives!

The very most effective action you can take following the liberating experience of standing up to the bully is to now start contacting your national senators and representatives on national issues. But do not forget that the overwhelmingly Republican Iowa … Continue reading

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Hands off Planned Parenthood!

email from Abby Finkenauer: What does a dentist, school nurse, and homeless shelter have in common? None of them provide women’s healthcare. It’s no joke — that’s where Republican State Senator Brad Zaun thinks Iowa women can turn to for … Continue reading

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Top 10 Iowa Legislative Threats from the Extreme Right

January 9th, 2017 Posted By: Progress Iowa Iowa’s legislative session convened today, and Republicans have control of the state Senate, House, and the Governor’s office for the first time in 20 years. Governor Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds, Speaker … Continue reading

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Republicans Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood

They Take a Stand Opposed By 75% of Iowa Iowa House Republicans again this year inserted an amendment to defund Planned Parenthood from any state funding. This is a truly unpopular issue with Iowans. As Beth Wessel-Kroeschell is quoted in … Continue reading

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Why Is Iowa GOP Waging War Against Planned Parenthood?

This letter was sent to Republican House Speaker Linda Upmeyer and 23 other legislators, Democrat and Republican, Senate and House. I have heard back from two of the Democratic House members. Speaker Upmeyer: I am writing to express my disappointment … Continue reading

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Ernst, Grassley Vote To Take Away Health Care

Also vote to gut Planned Parenthood On a Senate vote using the reconciliation process to push a very bad Republican budget bill with amendments to dismantle the ACA (aka Obamacare) and to defund Planned Parenthood, Iowa’s two current Republican senators … Continue reading

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Calling All Reproductive Rights Activists!

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland will be holding a volunteer training! This is a great way to get up to speed on the different activities there are for you to get involved. Volunteering at Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is … Continue reading

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Grassley, Ernst Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood Again

In case you missed the vote taken Thursday, the senate failed to pass the short term spending bill that would keep the government open past Oct. 1st. A key provision of that spending bill was defunding Planned Parenthood. Thus a … Continue reading

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May I Ask A Couple Of Questions?

Can anyone name anything good that Republicans have done for this country since 2000? As the so called cream of Republicans continue to lie about Planned Parenthood (“debate” Sept. 16, 2015) and don’t seem to have enough brains to understand … Continue reading

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