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Yogini Patel Due: 2/23/11 Poli Sci 101 Articles: Planned Parenthood Financing is Caught in Budget Feud & House Set to Approve Cuts; Time Short to Stop Shutdown The U.S. House of Representatives has just voted to ban Planned Parenthood health centers from all federal funding for birth control, cancer screenings, HIV testing, and other lifesaving care. On February 18, the House of Representatives voted 240-185 to pass the Pence Amendment, which if made into law, will strip Planned Parenthood of all its federal funding. This would prevent Planned Parenthood and 102 affiliated organizations from receiving any federal funds “which includes money for STD testing, pregnancy testing and cancer screenings…”a Planned Parenthood press release says. Planned Parenthood also charges that the Pence amendment would "cut off 48 percent of Planned Parenthood patients, approximately 1.4 million people, from their source of health care." Rep. Mike Pence is going after Planned Parenthood because they perform abortions. The idea is that cutting funding from Planned Parenthood will reduce the
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  • Fall '08
  • LaRaja
  • United States Congress, United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, U.S. House of Representatives

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