Planned Parenthood at Center of Budget Shutdown Threat

The elimination of $363 million in federal funding for Planned Parenthood health care centers may well force a government shutdown at midnight tonight. Republicans want to block $70 million Planned Parenthood receives each year under Title X, a program implemented under Republican President Richard Nixon in 1970 to provide contraceptives, cancer screenings, and pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease testing at community health centers across the country. And they want to cut off $293...Full Story
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