The defenders of Planned Parenthood have reinstated that the organizations

The defenders of planned parenthood have reinstated

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The defenders of Planned Parenthood have reinstated that the organization’s primary objective is to provide responsible family planning. Data from the organization indicate that among the 10.6 million services offered in the year 2013, 97 percent of them included testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections, cancer screening and prevention, contraception, prenatal services, and pregnancy testing. Only 3 percent of the total services were abortion procedures (Lowen, Pg. 1). Defenders of Planned Parenthood have quoted such figures and statistics to debunk the argument that the organization has largely been involved in abortion procedures which is not true. They, therefore, urge the government and donors to continue funding the organization. The American Bar Association through their article, “The Impact Poverty Has on Women’s Health,” addresses the limited access to healthcare that women had been experiencing before the establishment of the Planned Parenthood that was mostly contributed by poverty and low-income levels. They defend the organization asserting that Planned Parenthood has made it possible for women to access quality and affordable care services at almost zero costs. The article concludes by asserting that if the organization is shut down or defunded then many women especially those of color will have nowhere else to turn to (American Bar Association, Pg. 3). Besides, the article “Parenthood, Planned” has adequately explained how the government funds the organization and the services covered and what is not covered. The article in defending
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3 Planned Parenthood explains the use of Medicare in government funding of the organization and clearly states those who stand to lose if the funding is halted (Parenthood Planned, Pg. 1). This explanation should be used to dispel any doubts about any misuse of funds allocated to the organization.
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