PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Planned Parenthood Being Sued Over “Here For Good” Trademark

Minnesota-Based Wilder Foundation Has Filed A Federal Lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Planned Parenthood of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota is being sued for trademark infringement. The Amherst H. Wilder Foundation says Planned Parenthood is using its “Here for good” trademark without permission. In a federal lawsuit, the Minnesota-based Wilder Foundation says it’s made “repeated good faith efforts” to reach a solution without going to court. The group…

National and Local Advocates of Planned Parenthood Host Progress on the Prairie Event

Defunding programs and removing access could change the future of millions

FARGO, ND — Advocates of Planned Parenthood gathered downtown to show their support for the organization at their annual Progress on the Prairie event. Former Senator Olympia Snowe says possible changes to Planned Parenthood from the new administration could affect thousands. “‘Where will I get my birth control if you’re not here? What happens if you close your doors?’” asked…

Donors Give $6 Million to Planned Parenthood in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota

The organization says the donation comes just in time for a project to expand and update at least 19 health care clinics throughout the three states

  MINNESOTA — Donors who wish to stay anonymous have gifted more than $6 million to Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota. The organization says the donation comes just in time for a project to expand and update at least 19 health care clinics throughout the three states. They say one of their Minneapolis clinics serves at least…

Planned Parenthood Supporters: “When You Attack Planned Parenthood, You Attack Women’s Health”

"Pink Out" Events were organized all over the nation in support of planned parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Planned Parenthood supporters came together all across the nation for what they are calling a “Pink Out”. An event was organized right here in Fargo. “People driving along Main here probably didn’t know this was happening,” said Meredith Power, a participant in the downtown rally. “I just want to be here to support Planned Parenthood and the…

Planned Parenthood Rally Outside Rep. Kevin Cramer’s Office

Protestors Dressed in Pink to Support Planned Parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters attempted to deliver a petition to Representative Kevin Cramer’s office in Fargo, urging him to vote against de-funding Planned Parenthood. They’re seen dressed head to toe in pink rallying in defense of the organization. The Trump Administration’s proposed American Health Care Act would reallocate funds from Planned Parenthood to other organizations. Protesters say the proposed bill…

Coffee with Cramer Event Gets Heated

People raised concerns about losing Medicaid, the President's cabinet choices and funding for Planned Parenthood

FARGO, N.D. — A contentious “Coffee With Cramer” event. North Dakota Congressmen Kevin Cramer faced people who have questions about the nation’s future. It was Cramer’s first town hall style meeting in Fargo since President Trump took office. The coffee shop was packed with people shoulder to shoulder and there were people who couldn’t even get inside. We spoke with…

Defund Planned Parenthood Rally Held in Moorhead

The rally was one of many across the nation calling for the government to pull its funding for Planned Parenthood

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Rallies calling for the defunding of Planned Parenthood are going on across the country, and one of those protests happened in Moorhead. About fifty sign wielding, pro–life advocates gathered in front of Moorhead’s Planned Parenthood clinic. For some, the fight is about religious morals. “Life is a precious gift of God, and from the moment of conception…

Health Officials Urge Women to Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

A local nurse practitioner recommends women start getting pap smears at 21 years old

January is Cervical Cancer awareness month. Cass County health officials say getting screened and vaccinated are the best ways to prevent cervical cancer. Fargo Cass Public Health says each year, 12,000 women in the U.S. get cervical cancer, and 4,000 of them die. They say 93% of those cases were preventable by screenings and HPV vaccinations. Audrey Eckes, a nurse…

Pro-Life Office Vandalized After Planned Parenthood Prayer Service

Police say the pro-life office was vandalized with messages against Christians and President Trump

  The St. Paul office of an anti-abortion group has been vandalized with spray painted messages against children, Christians and President Trump. Brian Gibson is executive director of Pro-Life Action Ministries. He says a staff member found the messages containing expletives when she arrived at work this morning. One was against President Trump. Another refers to a child as another…