Planned Parenthood to close four rural centers due to Republican budget cuts

Shameful. Planned Parenthood will be closing four rural Wisconsin locations between April and July because the nonprofit health care organization has lost $1.1 million in state funding, officials announced Monday. The centers in Beaver Dam, Johnson Creek, Chippewa Falls and Shawano don’t get enough private funding to stay financially viable…

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A family’s experience with Planned Parenthood

From my email inbox comes this account of one Wisconsin family’s experience with Planned Parenthood. Two young adults walk into a Planned Parenthood near suburban Milwaukee in 2007. Faced with new realities about their future together, the young couple came that day to ask for help in a time of…

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Glenn Grothman is an absolute disgrace (VIDEO)

Watch as Republican State Sen. Glenn Grothman of West Bend lets his inner ignoramus out.

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College Democrats of Wisconsin Statement on Romney Vice Presidential Pick

From my inbox this morning, a press release from Andy Suchorski, the chairman of the College Democrats of Wisconsin. I have cut and paste the statement in its entirety and the bold emphasis appears in the original: MILWAUKEE, WI – In a move to clarify his position on most economic…

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Does Eric Hovde support Planned Parenthood? He’s not saying

With just five days to go before the Wisconsin GOP Senate primary, you’d think voters would have all the information they’d need to make an informed choice. You’d be wrong. Believe it or not, Eric Hovde has yet to state his stance on women’s rights. On Thursday afternoon, legislators called…

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Grand Chute Planned Parenthood bomber: “I lit up the clinic”

And still no statement from Republican Gov. Scott Walker condemning this man’s actions…. A Grand Chute man charged with setting fire to a Planned Parenthood building in his hometown admits to his crime. During his initial federal court appearance Wednesday afternoon he asked the judge if he could plead guilty….

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Police make arrest in Grand Chute Planned Parenthood bombing…why has Gov. Walker remained silent?

According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, police in Grand Chute have made an arrest in the Sunday bombing of a Planned Parenthood office in Grand Chute. Days after the bombing, Republican Gov. Scott Walker has yet to issue any kind of statement even acknowledging the bombing, much less expressing any…

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Karen Handel Bent on Further Destruction of the Komen Brand

I wrote last Thursday that the worst result of the underhanded intrigues at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation was the harm that occured to the Komen Brand.  Once one of the most respected and popular nonprofits in the nation, the powers that be at Komen decided through…

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The “Cure” for the Susan G. Komen Foundation

Certainly the Susan G. Komen Foundation has apologized today, but it appears it is a nonapology apology, as we usually see in the political arena, especially from those on the right wing.  They’re sorry they got caught, but they promised to continue to fund the Planned Parenthood grant they already…

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Susan G. Komen turns its back on women; citizens take action

Here we go again. Women in need are losing access to cancer screenings because “pro-life” zealots who don’t like Planned Parenthood are finding themselves in positions of power. I didn’t think I’d be posting about this issue again so soon, but I guess taking needy women as political hostages and…

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