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  1. Central Alabama VA has shortage of psychiatric staff, other problems, report statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Alabama Live

    The Central Alabama VA Health Care System doesn't have enough psychiatric staff and veterans continue to experience long waiting times to see providers, according to an inspector general's report released on Wednesday. The VA inspector general didn't find, though despite complaints, that mental health patients have committed suicide due to care delays, or that the VA refused to provide inpatient detox services.

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  2. Empower VA Secretary to Act, Then Require Him ToRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Townhall

    ... similarly contributed to the culture of corruption and complacency at VA systems nationwide. U.S. Representative Martha Roby is currently in her third term serving the people of Alabama's 2nd Congressional District. Prior to being elected to ...

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  3. A defining moment on the value of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Washington Examiner

    Millions of Americans have now seen the disturbing videos showing Planned Parenthood officials talking about the harvesting and selling of fetal organs after abortions. To those who haven't seen the video, I encourage you to watch.

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  4. Defund Planned Parenthood Act: 5 Alabama House members co-sponsor bill after video controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Alabama Live

    Five members of Alabama's congressional delegation have signed on as co-sponsors of a House bill to defund Planned Parenthood in the wake of two undercover videos that allegedly show higher-ups with the abortion provider discussing selling fetal tissue and organs. Meanwhile, Richard Shelby and Jeff Sessions, Alabama's Republican senators, signed their names to a letter asking the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to confirm that it has begun a review of Planned Parenthood.

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  5. Who is the sexiest member of Congress? Sexycongress.net gives the answer, Hot or Not styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | Alabama Live

    Out of 533 members of Congress, there are only 15 lawmakers with more sex appeal than U.S. Rep. Martha Roby, R-Montgomery, according to the crude website sexycongress.net . The site puts the headshots of two lawmakers side by side, Hot or Not style.

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  6. Planned Parenthood mum on whether docs skirting law by altering abortion methodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Fox News

    Planned Parenthood is hitting back on claims clinics may be illegally selling fetal tissue, after an undercover video showed an official discussing how they collect fetal body parts. The tissue is donated for research, the group said, and they don't profit from it.

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  7. Planned Parenthood under fire for allegedly selling fetal tissueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    Planned Parenthood is on the defensive after an undercover video surfaced showing one of its top executives, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, discussing body parts. Jan Crawford is in Washington, where three congressional committees are now getting involved.

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  8. Anti-Abortion Group Alleges Planned Parenthood Sells Body Parts from AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Valley News Live

    Planned Parenthood is on the defensive after an undercover video surfaced showing one of its top executives, Dr. Deborah Nucatola, discussing body parts. Three congressional committees are now getting involved.

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  9. Even if it's legal, it's not ok - Congress responds to Planned Parenthood scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | DFW Catholic

    Washington D.C., Jul 16, 2015 / 10:04 am .- An undercover video report on Planned Parenthood providing fetal body parts for harvesting and research should shock the conscience of the country, pro-life members of Congress insisted Wednesday. "That which is legal is not necessarily moral and ethical," Rep. Tim Murphy said at a Capitol Hill press conference on July 15. He was referring to a nine-minute video released Wednesday showing a top Planned Parenthood doctor casually discussing how clinic affiliates offer body parts of aborted babies for research, in exchange for money.

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  10. Rep. Roby Calls for Criminal Investigation of Planned ParenthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WTVY Dothan

    U.S. Representative Martha Roby Wednesday called for a criminal investigation of abortion provider Planned Parenthood in light of a recently-revealed video showing a top official discussing illegal fetal organ harvesting practices. Hidden camera video surfaced Tuesday of Dr. Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood's senior director for medical services, describing in chilling detail how abortion procedures can be altered to preserve hearts, lungs and livers so they can be sold.

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  11. Shock: ABC, CBS Cover Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Scandal; Video by 'Anti-Abortion Activists'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | NewsBusters.org

    Following a censorship on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning of video showing Planned Parenthood senior director of medical services Dr. Deborah Nucatola discussing the selling of body parts from aborted babies, ABC and CBS ended their blackouts on Wednesday night with coverage on their evening newscasts, but made sure to hype the Center for Medical Progress as "anti-abortion activists." On the Spanish-language networks, however, the story remained much the same on Wednesday night as MundoFox, Telemundo, and Univision all continued their refusal to even acknowledge the horrifying video.

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  12. FAQ: Republican leaders call for investigations, defunding of Planned ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | The Washington Post

    Women protest for continued funding of Planned Parenthood outside Hofstra University prior to the second presidential debate on Oct. 16 in Hempstead, N.Y. The sting video of a Planned Parenthood official talking about fetuses for medical research that was released Tuesday has prompted an outcry from a growing number of politicians who are calling for an investigation into the group's practices. Republican presidential hopefuls Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, Ben Carson and Bobby Jindal are among the most prominent members to speak out about the issue.

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  13. GOP looks to cut Planned Parenthood funding after shocking abortion videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Washington Examiner

    House Republicans on Wednesday were trying to rewrite a breast cancer research bill to ensure no funding would go to Planned Parenthood, a reaction to a shocking new video that indicated Planned Parenthood has been facilitating the illegal sale of fetal body parts. On Tuesday, the House was set to pass legislation that would create a breast cancer research commemorative coin.

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  14. Disturbed' by Planned Parenthood Video, House GOP Launch InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Townhall

    Planned Parenthood was a top trending topic on social media Tuesday - for an abhorrent reason. The Center for Medical Progress unveiled a video which captured a leading Planned Parenthood doctor bragging about selling aborted babies' body parts for profit.

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  15. Rep. in tears: Babies are being brutally killed and their organs harvested for profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Washington Examiner

    "This is one of those moments that - as a nation and as a people - we have to ask ourselves, 'Who are we? Are we really going to tolerate this inhumanity?'" asked Rep. Martha Roby, R-Ala., tearing up on the House floor Tuesday. "Are we going to look the other way while babies are brutally killed and organs harvested for profit?'" Roby stood next to an enlarged screen shot of a part of the now-viral undercover video where a Planned Parenthood executive discusses how to harvest and sell fetal organs after an abortion.

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  16. GOP lawmaker calls Planned Parenthood video 'simply horrifying'Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | The Hill

    Rep. Martha Roby took to the House floor in an emotional speech Tuesday to blast a viral video purportedly showing a top Planned Parenthood official describing the transfer of aborted fetal tissue. The undercover video, which surfaced Tuesday morning from a group called the Center for Medical Progress, shows a woman identified as Deborah Nucatola, Planned Parenthood Federation of America's senior director of medical services, discussing fetal tissue procurement.

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  17. Roby Reacts to Iran Nuclear DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | WTVY Dothan

    A proposed agreement over Iran's nuclear capabilities fails to meet the Obama Administration's own stated objectives, U.S. Representative Martha Roby said Tuesday. Reacting to the White House announcement that negotiators have struck a nuclear deal with Iran, Roby said the proposal falls far short of what the administration promised Congress and the American people.

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  18. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Kionna Hooks, a student at George Washington Carver High School, won a silver medal at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America National Leadership Conference in Washington D.C. She was among high school students from 28 Alabama schools who traveled to Washington, D.C. to participate in national competitions, attend leadership workshops, and help kick off FCCLA's 70th anniversary celebration July 6-9. Carver Hospitality and Tourism Career Academy instructor Lachandra Brooks said Kionna's medal is particularly rewarding for her.

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  19. Do votes for Confederate flag violate Congressional oath of office? Former Obama official says 'yes'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Alabama Live

    A former Obama administration official - and descendent of a Confederate leader - has some harsh words for Southern lawmakers who are fighting to ensure the Confederate flag remains atop graves at federal cemeteries. Writing for The Hill, Denise Rucker Krepp, former chief counsel for the U.S. Maritime Administration and the great-great-great granddaughter of Howell Cobb, one of the founders of the Confederacy, said such votes amount to support of an "insurrectionist government."

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  20. Army cuts 40,000 soldiers: What is means for Redstone, Rucker and AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Alabama Live

    Students of the U.S. Army Ranger School sit and wait for UH-60 Black Hawks to transport them to their next destination during an exercise at Fort Rucker. Spurred on by budget restraints, the Army has announced it plans to cut 40,000 soldiers and 17,000 civilian personnel in the next two years.

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