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Arkansas Senate Backs Planned Parenthood Defunding Measure

The Arkansas Senate has voted to cut off public funding to abortion providers and entities that perform abortion referrals, a move aimed at blocking grants Planned Parenthood has received for sex education programs. read more >
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Government & Politics / Health Care / Nonprofits

Arkansas Senate Panel OKs Cut to Planned Parenthood Funding

Arkansas would bar state funding for Planned Parenthood under a bill endorsed by a Senate panel. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Arkansas Legislators Eye More Abortion Restrictions

Nearly two years after approving a pair of the most restrictive abortion bans in the country, Republicans in Arkansas' Legislature are weighing additional measures to make it more difficult for women to get the procedure. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care

Arkansas Senate Backs Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood

Abortion providers and entities that perform abortion referrals would be unable to receive most government grants in Arkansas under a bill approved by the state Senate on Tuesday, a move aimed at cutting off money Planned Parenthood receives for sex education. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care

Planned Parenthood Defunding Fails in Senate

A bill aimed at cutting off public funding Planned Parenthood receives for a pair of sex education grants narrowly failed in the Arkansas Senate on Friday, but the lawmaker behind the idea said he may try again to get the restriction through the Legislature. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care

Arkansas Legislative Committee OKs Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood

A proposal aimed at eliminating public funding for Planned Parenthood won the support of an Arkansas Senate committee Wednesday, a move that the group warned could cut off money to doctors, domestic violence shelters and rape crisis centers. read more >
Government & Politics

The New York Times Looks at Jason Rapert’s Abortion Legislation

In case you missed it, here's The New York Times taking a look on Monday at state Sen. Jason Rapert's abortion legislation, which the Arkansas Legislature approved six days ago. read more >
Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal

Arkansas GOP Eyes Planned Parenthood Money Next

Not content with enacting the most restrictive abortion laws in the country, Arkansas Republicans plan to press the legislative advantage their party hasn't enjoyed since Reconstruction by making it even harder for women to get abortions in the state. read more >