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Florida House abortion bill cleared last week could block new Planned Parenthood locations listen

03/05/12 Janelle Irwin
WMNF Drive-Time News Monday
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update: this bill was blocked in the Senate Monday

Last week members of the Florida House easily passed a piece of legislation seen by opponents as a clean up anti-abortion bill. It includes many provisions that were either failed or left on the table during last year’s legislative session. Among them is language that would require abortion clinics to be owned and operated by a physician with abortion-specific training. Wendy Sears-Grassi, director of public affairs for local Planned ...

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Anti-choice group releases study condemning Planned Parenthood; organization rebuts listen

07/07/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Thursday
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As lawmakers try to tackle the federal debt before it hits its limit, conservatives often push for defunding of Planned Parenthood, a nonprofit that provides reproductive health care. An anti-abortion rights group issued a scathing report about Planned Parenthood that urges Congress to investi...

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How important is a woman’s right to choose?

06/06/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Dr. Suzanne Poppema, author of Why I Am An Abortion Doctor, was also a friend of Dr. George Tiller. Dr. Poppema has treated many women’s reproductive issues, including providing abortions for her patients. As a family physician, Dr. Poppema has defended her patients’ right to reproductive healthcare through legislative testimony, involvement in numerous medical organizations and media interviews.

She says, “Until we have a foolproof, easy-to-use form of birth control – in my opinion, ...

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Comments from a speech by Dr. George Tiller

06/06/09 Amy Goodman
From A Woman's Point of View

Excerpt from a speech Dr. Tiller gave last year to the Feminist Majority Foundation. As brought by Democracy Now earlier this week.

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Dr. George Tiller remembered

06/06/09 Amy Goodman
From A Woman's Point of View

Shelly Sella talked about her personal involvement with Dr. Tiller - and why she became involved.

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Impact of Tiller's murder on abortion

06/06/09 Mary Glenney
From A Woman's Point of View

Mary discussed the ramifications of Dr. George Tiller's murder and real cases of late term abortions.

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Sarasota woman recalls encounter with slain doctor listen

06/05/09 Mitch E. Perry
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
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In Wichita, Kansas, police and federal marshals are preparing for the funeral tomorrow of late-term abortion provider George Tiller.

Tonight in Tallahassee, and tomorrow in Jacksonville vigils will be held for Tiller- they’re part of 50 such events held by pro-choice groups in the week since Tiller was gunned down in church last Sunday by 51-year-old Scott Roeder.

Much has been said, pro and con, about George Tiller this week. He was one of just a handful of doctors left in the U.S. ...

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