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Wasserman Schultz: Planned Parenthood investigation ‘burdensome and politically motivated’

By | 09.29.11 | 2:27 pm

Democratic National Committee chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is criticizing fellow Florida congressman Cliff Stearns’ recently launched investigation into Planned Parenthood’s finances and policies.

Members of Congress condemn Stearns’ Planned Parenthood investigation

By | 09.28.11 | 3:00 pm

Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Illinois and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, have joined a handful of members of Congress in condemning Rep. Cliff Stearn’s, R-Florida, recently launched investigation into Planned Parenthood’s finances and policies.

Florida congressman moves forward with Planned Parenthood investigation

By | 09.27.11 | 4:50 pm

Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Ocala, is moving forward with his plans to launch an investigation of Planned Parenthood, a national chain of women’s health clinics.

Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Pensacola (Pic via Facebook)

Florida policy-makers headed to national anti-abortion gala in November

By | 08.15.11 | 12:14 pm

Some big names in Florida’s social conservative circles are planning to appear at Americans United for Life’s 40th Anniversary gala in November. Among those listed to attend the event in Washington, D.C., are Sen. Marco Rubio and Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Cliff Sterns, Jeff Miller and Allen West (all Republicans).

A screenshot of the Florida Family Policy Council's "Ignite" brochure (Pic via (.pdf))

Florida Family Policy Council president: We are at the ‘beginning of the end’ of abortion

By | 07.12.11 | 10:30 am

In a newly published statement, John Stemberger, president of the Florida Family Policy Council, writes that increases in anti-abortion legislation, anti-abortion campaigns targeting minorities, sidewalk counseling and crisis pregnancy centers, combined with attacks on Planned Parenthood, are all evidence of the “beginning of the end” of abortion rights in the U.S.

Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Ocala (right) with Gov. Rick Scott (Pic via

Stearns considering launching investigation into Planned Parenthood

By | 07.08.11 | 5:09 pm

Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Ocala, is mulling over the possibility of launching an investigation into Planned Parenthood at the request of an anti-abortion group that has written a report hoping to get Planned Parenthood defunded.

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Care Net jumps into fight over Baltimore ordinance that requires crisis pregnancy centers to disclose services (Corrected)

By | 06.09.11 | 1:32 pm

Care Net, an organization that manages a nationwide network of crisis pregnancy centers, is entering the legal fight over a 2009 Baltimore ordinance that requires such centers to clearly disclose which types of services they do and do not provide.

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