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House Committee Uses Second Hearing on Planned Parenthood To Target Abortion
During its second hearing on Planned Parenthood on Thursday, the House Judiciary Committee targeted abortion procedures rather than examining allegations brought against the organization by the antiabortion-rights group Center for Medical Progress, PoliticoPro reports.

Guttmacher Report Finds LARC Use Up Among U.S. Women
The percentage of U.S. women who use long-acting reversible contraception has increased in recent years, according to a study released on Thursday by the Guttmacher Institute, Time reports.

Maine Clinic Appeals $184K Repayment Order from State Dept. of Health and Human Services
A Maine reproductive health and abortion provider has appealed to overturn a state order that the clinic repay $184,620 in allegedly improper Medicaid billings, the Kennebec Journal/Portland Press Herald reports.

Ohio Senate Approves Bill To Expand STI Treatment
The Ohio Senate on Wednesday unanimously voted to pass a bill (HB 124) that would boost access to treatment for individuals with certain sexually transmitted infections, AP/WLWT 5 reports.

Blogs Highlight Why 'Late-Term Abortions Must Remain Legal,' Why Planned Parenthood Attacks 'Keep Failing,' More
Read the week's best commentaries from bloggers at xoJane/Huffington Post blogs, the National Organization for Women's "Say It Sister!" and more.

Quote Round Up: Planned Parenthood Leader Blasts 'Categorically Untrue' Allegations, Advocates Launch #ShoutYourAbortion, More
Media outlets and key stakeholders in women's health denounce Planned Parenthood allegations, discuss the motivation behind #ShoutYourAbortion and more.

Women's Health Policy Report Will Not Publish Oct. 12
The Women's Health Policy Report will not publish on Monday, Oct. 12, in observance of Columbus Day. The report resumes publication on Tuesday, Oct.13.