For a shrill time, just add abortion. Or, in the case of Planned Parenthood's "invasion" of South San Francisco -- as Catholic Radio put it -- plan to not offer termination of pregnancies and suffer the preposterous parade regardless.
There are about 10 Planned Parenthood and related clinics in the ... More >>
For the last two years, Oakland has been without its own Planned Parenthood, which meant patients had to trek to Walnut Creek, El Cerrito, or San Francisco in order to receive care. But trek no more -- Planned Parenthood has opened its doors in Oakland again.
Planned Parenthood clinics vanished fr ... More >>
A growing legion of politically minded people are upset with Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg -- and for once it's not because of the annoying ticker, crappy ads, or unpopular timeline forced on Facebook users.
This time it's about politics. California activists are traveling to Palo Alto, home of ... More >>
If you were masochistic enough to sit through the coverage of the Republican National Convention in its entirety, then you'd have heard good ol' country boy Trace Adkins doing a heartfelt rendition of a song titled "Tough People Do" (which is ironic given that Mitt Romney hasn't had a tough day in h ... More >>
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) took a brief break from politics yesterday and tapped into her inner Freud to conclude that all of this Republican crazy talk about rape and abortions is a sure sign that members of the GOP -- specifically Todd Akin -- suffer from some kind of weird mother fixation.The ... More >>
Social media is no doubt a powerful force. But in what ways? How does this power manifest itself? Some people, perhaps confused by the word "media," seem to think it's a replacement for dying traditional media outlets -- particularly newspapers -- despite there being zero evidence that this is takin ... More >>
Californians would have loved 2002 Mitt Romney. That guy was the bleeding heart who pushed universal health care in his state; the conservationist who would attack a coal plant by saying "I will not create jobs that kill people!"; a man who signed a Planned Parenthood candidate questionnaire affirmi ... More >>
There is far too much cheerleading for the "wisdom of crowds." The undiscerning among us, often motivated by an understandable (if often mindless) disgust with institutions, tend to employ buzzwords like "crowdsourcing" and to preach the idea that "the people" are always right even if "the people ... More >>
Planned Parenthood doesn't shy away from provocative gimmicks in its efforts to promote sex education and reproductive health; earlier this week, we brought you the news that the nonprofit has launched a new campaign encouraging people to "check in" to a special social network when they don condoms ... More >>
The nonprofit family-planning and sexual-health group Planned Parenthood has been much in the headlines over the past month. After a scandal over a potential loss of foundation funding, PP was hit with the bizarre accusations of a conservative Indiana state legislator who claimed the organization ... More >>
Indiana doesn't make it in the news too often, and sadly, for the people of the Hoosier state, this is what happens when it does get its 15 minutes of fame.Paranoid Republican Rep. Bob Morris reportedly accused the Girl Scouts of being a radical branch of Planned Parenthood. More specifically, he ... More >>
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation relieved its six California affiliates today when it pledged to reverse its unpopular policy to stop funding Planned Parenthood and its breast cancer prevention programs.During Komen's grant review process, the foundation decided that any organizations b ... More >>
According to an article in Salon yesterday, this year Girl Scout Cookies are under attack. Yes, cookies. Conservative activists have spotted a tenuous link between the Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood -- apparently, some scouts attended an event at which a Planned Parenthood UK brochure arguing ... More >>
Recently, Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, a tea party Republican from Southern California, was arrested at an airport for trying to carry a concealed firearm on a plane. It got us thinking: What else should Republican lawmakers be searched for before they board your airplane?
$317 million in funding fo ... More >>
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The Gift of Life
Author: None listed, although the publishers thank a reverend, a minister, and a rabbi.
Publisher: Planned ... More >>
From this week's Bouncer column:
I found it ironic that I was walking to the House of Shields one afternoon when I found myself bombarded with people in bright pink T-shirts from Planned Parenthood. I, like most Tea Party Patriots, associate the organization with birth control, or "shields" ... More >>
Please don't leave your heart in San Francisco The fact that GOP House Speaker John Boehner is being hosted in the South Bay by high-powered tech executives this week begged the question: Does the pro-life pol truly define Silicon Valley -- home of the limousine liberals?What question never cross ... More >>