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Your BFF Emma Stone wore a Planned Parenthood pin to the Oscars

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Emma Stone stunned on the Academy Awards red carpet in Givenchy, Tiffany & Co and…Planned Parenthood.

The actress, who is the favorite to pick up her first Oscar tonight, is using her big moment to make a statement with a subtle Planned Parenthood pin right below the gown of her dress strap. 

Here’s the logo:

And here’s Stone’s, well, stones.  

Emma Stone looking good in a Planned Parenthood pin at the #Oscars! #IStandWithPP pic.twitter.com/FyMN1AbUAf

— Planned Parenthood (@PPIAction) February 27, 2017

Well played, Emma. Read more…

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Your BFF Emma Stone wore a Planned Parenthood pin to the Oscars

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Emma Stone stunned on the Academy Awards red carpet in Givenchy, Tiffany & Co and…Planned Parenthood.

The actress, who is the favorite to pick up her first Oscar tonight, is using her big moment to make a statement with a subtle Planned Parenthood pin right below the gown of her dress strap. 

Here’s the logo:

And here’s Stone’s, well, stones.  

Emma Stone looking good in a Planned Parenthood pin at the #Oscars! #IStandWithPP pic.twitter.com/FyMN1AbUAf

— Planned Parenthood (@PPIAction) February 27, 2017

Well played, Emma. Read more…

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Judge blocks Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood

Authorities in Texas who falsely claimed that Planned Parenthood sells fetal body parts are prohibited from withholding federal Medicaid funds from Planned Parenthood, a federal judge ruled today. This is a significant legal victory for Planned Parenthood, which is under renewed conservative attack under President Donald Trump.

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Pop artist donates over $100K to Planned Parenthood after retweet promise

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Indie-pop hero Halsey has just helped prove that even if Twitter can’t save the world, it can certainly assist in changing it.

Following Trump’s inauguration, the immensely popular “New Americana” singer has made her support of reproductive health services like Planned Parenthood — services at direct risk under a new government — well known. 

Her support came in the form of cash, and lots of it.

For a start, she participated in the Women’s March along with mate and fellow pop culture powerhouse Katy Perry and model, actress and role model Hari Nef respectively. Read more…

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100 amazing years of Planned Parenthood in 4 minutes: THESE DOORS STAY OPEN

With Congress set to defund Planned Parenthood and millions of women and allies on the march across America, what better time to reacquaint yourself with this amazing, vital, brave organization that has withstood domestic terror, vile slander, and endless depredations to provide services to women for more than a century. (via Kottke)

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Cutting Planned Parenthood funding is a great way to punish poor women

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With the imminent inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump, Congressional Republicans now have exactly what they need to make good on a long-held obsession: “defunding” Planned Parenthood. 

Their previous effort to strip the nonprofit health care provider of the federal funding it uses for routine healthcare was stymied by President Obama’s veto, but Trump has no such qualms. 

So it’s important that Americans are clear on exactly what this means. 

“Defunding” requires excluding Planned Parenthood from participating in Medicaid, the federal insurance program for poor and low-income Americans younger than 65.  Read more…

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