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Obama trounces ND anti-abortion laws: Grande says ‘I expect no less’

April 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK President Barack Obama, pledging to fight state efforts to ban abortion practices, said Friday that North Dakota’s most recent law prohibiting abortions as early as six weeks after conception is one attempt “to turn back the clock for policies more suited to the 1950s than the 21st century.” Continue Reading

NDSU officials say abortion ‘gag rule’ would limit research

March 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota State University officials including President Dean Bresciani said Thursday that an amendment passed by state lawmakers could stall medical research across the state. Continue Reading

Appeal against three-day wait for abortions dropped

December 22, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Planned Parenthood filed notice Friday that it is dropping its appeal of a legal provision that requires women seeking abortions in South Dakota to wait three days.
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Appeals court upholds SD abortion suicide advisory

July 24, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Doctors in South Dakota must warn women seeking abortions that they face an increased risk of suicide if they go through with the procedure, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
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Religion measure attracts big money

June 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Planned Parenthood is the biggest backer of a campaign against Measure 3, contributing to a financial advantage of more than half a million dollars over the religious measure’s supporters. Continue Reading

Abortion, birth control grab political spotlight

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A political firestorm over abortion and birth control spread suddenly on Tuesday. A high-ranking official resigned from the Komen breast-cancer charity after its backtracking treaty with Planned Parenthood, and Republican presidential candidates blistered the Obama administration for a recent ruling on Catholic hospitals and contraception. Continue Reading

Komen exec quits after Planned Parenthood flap

February 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

ATLANTA (AP) An executive at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity resigned Tuesday over her support to strip Planned Parenthood of funding, but disputed that she was the driving force behind the decision that created a firestorm of criticism last week.
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Komen for the Cure official quits after Planned Parenthood dispute

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

A high-ranking official resigned today from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity after a dispute over whether the group should give funding to Planned Parenthood, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press. Continue Reading

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Komen Foundation Drops Plans to Cut Planned Parenthood Grants

February 3, 2012 in WDAZ

NEW YORK (AP) For leaders of the nation’s pre-eminent breast-cancer charity, it was a firestorm they didn’t see coming and couldn’t withstand.
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Komen for the Cure drops plan to cut Planned Parenthood grants

February 3, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

After three days of controversy, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity says it is reversing its decision to cut breast-screening grants to Planned Parenthood.
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