She The People: Planned Parenthood

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 08/15/2012

Longtime congressman who probed Planned Parenthood loses to tea party challenger

Republican Rep. Cliff Stearns (Fla.) hurt by ‘incumbent’ label.

By Lori Stahl  |  06:10 PM ET, 08/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Planned Parenthood, Susan G. Komen, Nancy Brinker, Solyndra, Cliff Stearns, President Obama, Florida

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Abortion debate lines are as blurry as an ultrasound

"This baby is only the size of a lima bean but I love it already,” I told a friend who writes romance novels — and gave that line to one of her heroines.

By Diana Reese  |  01:40 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Planned Parenthood, war on women

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Komen still reeling, loses more top staff

Donations are down and morale is, too, in the wake of the breast cancer charity’s attempt to defund Planned Parenthood.

By Lori Stahl  |  09:19 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen, Nancy Brinker, Planned Parenthood

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Women set Rick Perry's Facebook page on fire

SHE THE PEOPLE | Thousands of women are facetiously seeking his advice on menstrual matters.

By Lori Stahl  |  09:14 AM ET, 03/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Rick Perry, Planned Parenthood, abortion, Obama

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 03/16/2012

Violence against women: A partisan issue?

Every Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted last month to oppose reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, despite easy readoption in 2000 and 2005.

By Lori Stahl  |  04:02 PM ET, 03/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  violence against women, Senate, Planned Parenthood, political parties

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/14/2012

A valentine for Komen

In today’s super-charged partisan era, fence-straddling is no longer an option, and even a charity has no safe place to sit.

By Lori Stahl  |  10:47 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nancy Brinker, Susan G. Komen, abortion, Planned Parenthood

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Priest out for praying wrong

Father Bill Rowe, pastor of St. Mary’s Church in Mount Carmel, Illinois, has been forced out for praying in his own words rather than reading from the Roman Missal.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  04:34 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Komen, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Planned Parenthood, Obama decision on contraception, First Amendment, free exercise of religion, David Axelrod, George Weigel, Karen Handel, clerical sex abuse, Catholic Church, Fr. Bill Rowe, St. Mary's Church, Mount Carmel, Illinois

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012

What Komen spends on Komen

In 2010, the Dallas-based foundation spent $20 million for advertising and promotion, $14 million for “office expenses’’ and more than $14 million for consulting and professional services.

By Lori Stahl  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen Foundation, Nancy Brinker, Planned Parenthood, Komen compensation

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/05/2012

Komen, go back to your roots

SHE THE PEOPLE | Komen founder Nancy Brinker watched for three years as tumors invaded every part of her beloved sister Susan’s body, and killed her at 36.

By Donna Trussell  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen, Nancy Brinker, Planned Parenthood, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Komen and Planned Parenthood

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 02/03/2012

Komen no longer owns pink

SHE THE PEOPLE | Komen no longer owns that color. And neither, though I myself am a breast-cancer survivor, does the breast cancer cause.

By Sandra Fish  |  01:04 PM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen Foundation, Pink Ribbons, Inc., Think Before You Pink, Breast Cancer Action, breast cancer, Planned Parenthood, mammograms, heart disease

Posted at 03:24 PM ET, 02/02/2012

Komen’s Nancy Brinker: ‘We will never bow to pressure.’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  03:24 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen, Planned Parenthood, Nancy Brinker, breast cancer, Cecile Richards

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012

Komen’s Planned Parenthood decision all about politics

COLUMN | Komen founder Nancy Brinker has strong Republican ties, and Cecile Richards, who leads Planned Parenthood, has strong Democratic Party ties.

By Lori Stahl  |  12:50 PM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Komen cuts funding to Planned Parenthood, Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards, abortion, contraception, mammograms, breast screenings, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Nancy Brinker, breast cancer, breast cancer research, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Ann Richards

Posted at 12:31 AM ET, 02/01/2012

Planned Parenthood will recoup, but will Komen?

SHE THE PEOPLE | Planned Parenthood has already raised $250,000 on the news.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  12:31 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Susan G. Komen Foundation, Komen Race for the Cure, Planned Parenthood, Lizz Winstead, Komen cuts Planned Parenthood funding