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Planned Parenthood and scare the public into shutting them down. Planned Parenthood was investigated by several congressional committees and had cooperated with each one by providing tens of thousands of documents and hours of testimony and had come up with no evidence to support the allegations that Planned Parenthood sold fetal tissue for profit (McDonald-Mosely).
The health services Planned Parenthood provides are unfortunately not always readily accessible to the public, which makes it a necessity. One fifth of counties in the U.S. that have Planned Parenthood clinics do not have any other clinics that offer family planning services, this shows that P.P. serves a lot of the public when there are no other alternatives available (Muchmore). One example of no other alternatives being available for P.P. was in Scott County, Indiana, where a sudden demand for HIV testing was announced after 180 locals discovered that they had been diagnosed with HIV. The only testing center in the area available had been shut down in 2013 after a campaign against Planned Parenthood (Florez). Despite P.P's reproductive health services were not accessible enough, some people still believed that the clinic were unnecessary. The fact is Planned Parenthood clinics are only 10% family planning, and 40% of their clients sought those services (Muchmore). Although there aren't many clinics in total (about 700 nationwide), they are able to serve a vast amount of people who require their services.