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October 06, 2011 2:01 pm ET filed under Fact Check

The House GOP's Crusade Against Reproductive Rights

In September, Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-FL), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, initiated an investigation of Planned Parenthood's financial records looking for misappropriated federal funds and requesting paperwork going back over 13 years. This Republican vendetta against Planned Parenthood is part of a larger fight in which Republicans are trying to prevent women from being in control of their reproductive health. To that end, House Republicans introduced a multitude of bills and amendments since January that would chip away at women's reproductive rights by eliminating Title X funding, defunding Planned Parenthood, imposing harsh restrictions on funding for abortions, replacing sexual education programs with abstinence-only programs, redefining rape to limit abortion exceptions, reinstating the global gag rule, supporting crisis pregnancy centers and imposing harsher parental notification laws.

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July 25, 2011 10:35 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Steve King Threatens Impeachment Over Debt Ceiling Fight

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May 13, 2011 2:00 pm ET filed under Blog

House Republicans Ignore States' Rights In Push For Tort Reform

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September 29, 2010 12:01 pm ET filed under Blog

Will Republicans Still Honor Alleged Sex Toy Schemer James O'Keefe?

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June 17, 2010 9:24 am ET filed under Blog

Rep. Olson Confuses His Iranian Presidents

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January 26, 2010 6:52 pm ET filed under Blog

GOP Reaction To O'Keefe Arrest: "The Congressman Doesn't Know Him"

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January 26, 2010 5:19 pm ET filed under Blog

FLASHBACK: 31 House Republicans Supported Resolution Honoring Alleged Felon James O'Keefe

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August 31, 2009 2:59 pm ET filed under Blog

Jeers For Rep. Olson's "Britney" Argument

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