Marjorie Dannenfelser

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  • Court upholds strong Texas abortion regulations

    Pro-life advocates took encouragement from a federal appeals court’s decision upholding a Texas law that strengthened health and safety requirements for the state’s abortion clinics and barred late-term abortions.

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, says the abortion issue "is a debate worthy of a great democracy." He is sponsoring a bill that would impose a ban on abortions after 20 weeks into pregnancy. (Associated Press)

    Lindsey Graham will lead charge in Senate for abortion ban after 20 weeks

    After months of waiting and speculation about who would take the lead, Sen. Lindsey Graham — not Sen. Marco Rubio — will be the chief sponsor of a bill designed to ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks, or the point at which some scientific evidence says fetuses may feel pain.

  • **FILE** Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican (Associated Press)

    Inside the Beltway: Post-Perry possibility

    The new law in Texas that bans abortions after 20 weeks gestation and strengthens health standards at abortion clinics has transformed Gov. Rick Perry and pro-life state lawmakers into legislative role models of sorts.

  • President Obama is introduced by Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, before speaking at the 2013 Planned Parenthood National Conference in Washington on April 26, 2013. (Associated Press)

    Obama all in on abortion, defends government funding to Planned Parenthood

    President Obama offered a defiant defense of government funding for Planned Parenthood Friday and urged the group's members to help his administration sign up more women for benefits under his besieged health-care law.

  • **FILE** Pro-life advocates march past the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 as part of the March for Life. The group rallied at the National Mall and marched to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes that Roe v. Wade will be overturned. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

    Abortion fights heating up as Roe v. Wade turns 40

    Pro-life forces have legislative momentum across the country heading into 2013, but pro-choice supporters also see plenty of opportunities to win in and out of the courts, as the nation's political clash over abortion rights shows no signs of easing ahead of the 40th anniversary this month of the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision.

  • Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, wants President Obama to get his facts straight on Planned Parenthood. (Image from Susan B Anthony List)

    Inside the Beltway: Mammogram mythology

    Planned Parenthood: Abortion conglomerate or benign guardian of women's health?

  • 'THE LIES WORKED': Former Rep. Steve Driehaus will see the Susan B. Anthony List in court in a "false statements" case. (Associated Press)

    Ex-lawmaker accuses pro-life group of 'lies'

    Former Rep. Steve Driehaus says the Susan B. Anthony List is a big-time liar that cost him his job in Congress.

  • **FILE** Lisa King (left) and Gus Turner hold pro-choice signs in front of the Supreme Court Building in 2009 while debating with pro-life protesters at the annual March for Life rally. (The Washington Times)

    Pro-choice activist spoiling for a fight

    Pro-choice advocates have been "forced … into a corner" by legislative maneuvering and should fight to "regain momentum," a Guttmacher Institute official says in a rally-the-troops article.

  • Women's groups spar on Palin

    Gearing up for another midterm battle, women's groups on opposite sides of the abortion debate have a new point of contention - former Alaska Republican Gov. Sarah Palin and her crop of "mama grizzly" endorsements.

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