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After Colorado Springs killings, Kathy Castor calls on Paul Ryan to disband Planned Parenthood probe

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Tampa Bay area U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor is the latest Democrat to ask House Speaker Paul D. Ryan to disband the select committee investigating Planned Parenthood. She argues in a letter addressed to the speaker that GOP-rhetoric-incited anger toward the group led in part to Friday’s deadly shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Citing the Florida Department of Law Enforcement’s findings this week that Planned Parenthood clinics in Florida had not broken the law, the fifth-term congresswoman…

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Rick Kriseman stands with Planned Parenthood

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Mayor Rick Kriseman toured the St. Pete Planned Parenthood Monday following the deadly shooting at another location in Colorado Springs Friday that claimed the lives of three people including one police officer. “I appreciate the work done by Planned Parenthood in our community and thought it was important to show my support for the staff there during this difficult time,” Kriseman said. “They are determined to not let the tragedy in Colorado get in the way of providing important and…

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