Planned Parenthood

A crowd of women in pink Planned Parenthood T-shirts surrounded Washington Gov. Jay Inslee Tuesday morning as he signed a bill to improve access to birth control.

Inslee Stumps for Planned Parenthood in Spokane

Feb 3, 2017
Doug Nadvornick / Spokane Public Radio

Washington Governor Jay Inslee came to Spokane Friday to offer public support for Planned Parenthood and send a message to Congressional Republicans.

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The Washington state attorney general's office said there is no evidence that Planned Parenthood is breaking any laws.

Earlier this summer, several Republican state lawmakers asked Attorney General Bob Ferguson to look into whether Planned Parenthood broke any laws in how it handles fetal tissue.

The request came after a group opposed to abortion rights released a video that it said showed Planned Parenthood illegally profits from its fetal tissue donation program.

Amy Radil / KUOW

Democratic Senator Patty Murray visited a Planned Parenthood clinic in Seattleā€™s Capitol Hill neighborhood today.

She says Republican attempts to de-fund the organization could lead to a government shutdown.

Anti-abortion groups are calling for an investigation into Planned Parenthood, and now, state and federal lawmakers are getting involved.

Oregon will become the first state in the nation to let patients get up to a year's worth of prescription birth control at a time.