Trump and Pence turning back progress on access to birth control and a womans right to choose

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administration officially announced its intention to block federal family planning funds for organizations that provide abortion referrals. If successful it would mean a dramatic drop in funding for Planned Parenthood and restricted access for individuals to health services at Planned Parenthood clinics. Planned Parenthood occupies a central role in the provision of comprehensive sexuality education and reproductive services for American women. Approximately 20 per cent of women in the U. will rely on a service performed by Planned Parenthood in her lifetime. Unlike the more restrictive Medicaid health care program for those below the poverty line Title X has no eligibility criteria. If successful it would mean a dramatic drop in funding for Planned Parenthood and restricted access for individuals to health services at Planned Parenthood clinics. Planned Parenthood is a century old organization N. Approximately 20 per cent of women in the U. will rely on a service performed by Planned Parenthood in her lifetime

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