Senate Republicans released a funding proposal on Tuesday that would significantly cut funding for women’s health, including Title X low-income family planning and a key evidence-based teen pregnancy prevention program.
In the first six months of 2011, states enacted 162 new provisions related to reproductive health and rights.
If the GOP push to eliminate Title X is successful, along with their attempts to defund Planned Parenthood, low income Americans in need of family planning services in states like Washington State will have nowhere to go.
The new reason to “ban” abortion: because the potential abortion seeker (aka, the woman who is pregnant) is a racist? I’m not sure how else to read new proposed laws in Georgia and Oklahoma that seek to ban “reasons” for abortion.
Today is National Day of Appreciation for Abortion-providers! Here are just a few reasons to recognize and a couple ways to do so!
The conservative groups angling to cut funding to Title X family planning clinics want to return the country to a time before women could control their reproductive lives.
Last week, nearly 80 conservative groups led by the Family Research Council asked President Bush to strip family planning clinics of their eligibility for Title X funds if they refer patients for abortions or share facilities with abortion providers — which would bring the global gag rule home.