Critics Say University Of Minnesota Fetal Tissue LawOutside the University of Minnesota medical center on Wednesday, right-to-life groups leveled serious allegations, claiming the university is breaking state law.
Minn. Planned Parenthood Centers Undeterred By Colo. ShootingsBusiness went on as usual at Planned Parenthood centers across Minnesota Saturday following the deadly shooting in Colorado on Friday. Planned Parenthood President and CEO Sarah Stoesz oversees Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
Anti-Planned Parenthood Protesters Rally At Governor's ResidenceHundreds of people protested outside the Governor's Residence in St. Paul Wednesday, calling for the state to investigate Planned Parenthood. This comes days after another undercover video was released by the anti-abortion group Center for Medical Progress, alleging the illegal sale of fetal tissue may also happen in Minnesota.
Assembly Committee To Vote On Fetal Tissue BanA Wisconsin state Assembly committee plans to vote on a Republican-backed bill that would prohibit research using tissue obtained from aborted fetuses. The measure up for a vote Wednesday in the Assembly's criminal justice committee is opposed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison and researchers who say it will impede their work.
Thousands Attend St. Paul Planned Parenthood ProtestHuge crowds turned up outside Planned Parenthood clinics nationwide Saturday, including a crowd of thousands in St. Paul. They are taking part in a protest aimed at cutting off federal funding for the health-care organization.
Hundreds Protest Planned Parenthood In St. PaulProtests took place across the nation Tuesday to call for state and federal officials to investigate Planned Parenthood and to stop funding the organization. About 350 protesters stood outside the clinic near University Avenue in St. Paul. Several groups were represented, including the Minnesota Family Council, Students for Life in America and Pro-Life Action Ministries.
MN Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Planned ParenthoodA group of Minnesota lawmakers has called on Gov. Mark Dayton to investigate claims that Planned Parenthood is selling human fetal tissue in violation of federal law, claims that the birth control organization dismisses as false.