Planned Parenthood

FILE - A Planned Parenthood office (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood Expanding With Queens Location

Planned Parenthood is expanding in New York City with a clinic in Queens.

10/16/2014

(Credit: WCBS 880/ Mike Xirinachs)

Nassau County Launches Local Women’s Equality Party

There’s a new political party in town on Long Island with its focus on women, WCBS 880’s Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

08/08/2014

"Plan B" Pill (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Battle Lines Drawn Following FDA’s ‘Morning-After’ Pill Decision

Is 15 too young to buy the “morning-after” pill? That’s the question dividing parents in our area after a controversial decision Tuesday from the federal government.

05/01/2013

"Plan B" Pill (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

FDA Approves: Plan B To Be Dispensed Over The Counter; Critics Come Out Swinging

The FDA announced Tuesday it has approved making the Plan B morning-after pill available over the counter. But purchasers have to be at least 15 to buy it, and will have to provide proof of age at the cash register.

04/30/2013

A bus ad from HRA's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Campaign. (credit: NYC Human Resources Administration/Flickr)

Planned Parenthood Denounces New Teen Pregnancy Ad Campaign

They show images of toddlers and what the campaign calls the “hard-hitting facts about the money and time costs of parenting, and the negative consequences of having a child before you are ready.”

03/07/2013

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Brain Dead Politics In Virginia

Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.

11/28/2012

Paul Ryan (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Paul Ryan And The War on Women

If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.

08/15/2012

Conn. Gov. Dannel Malloy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo credit: GettyImages)

Local Officials React To U.S. Supreme Court’s Ruling On Obama Health Care Law

The decision, which was handed down Thursday in Washington D.C., means that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine.

06/28/2012

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Opinion: GOP Shows True Priorities With War On Women

Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.

06/20/2012

Birth Control Pill (file)

Dolan On Birth Control Mandate: Debate ‘About Religious Freedom, Not Contraception’

Cardinal Timothy Dolan is continuing to speak out against the Obama administration’s controversial birth control mandate a day after Catholic institutions around the country filed a lawsuit against the policy.

05/22/2012

Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron (credit: CBS 2)

Head Of NYC Susan G. Komen Cancer Charity Resigns

Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron will step down from her position with Susan G. Komen for the Cure at the end of April. She said in a statement that she was leaving to “pursue new career opportunities.”

03/21/2012

FILE - Cardinal Timothy Dolan (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cardinal Dolan Speaks Out Against Birth Control Policy To Crowd In Hicksville

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the Health and Human Services regulation on providing free contraceptive services to employees of religiously based institutions is a violation of religious freedom.

03/03/2012

FILE - A Planned Parenthood office (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Komen Exec Karen Handel Quits After Planned Parenthood Funding Flap

Karen Handel, the charity’s vice president for public policy, told Komen officials she supported the move to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.

02/07/2012

Susan G Komen Race For The Cure 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Komen Loses Some Supporters Over Planned Parenthood Controversy

“It just feels like it’s all tarnished now,” said former supporter Dorothy Twinney. “Honestly, I’m not sure what they can do to change that.”

02/04/2012

FILE - A Planned Parenthood office (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

After Public Backlash, Komen Reverses Position, Will Support Planned Parenthood

“We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women’s lives,” the group said in a statement.

02/03/2012

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