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Assault on Planned Parenthood Thwarted

Written By: Jennifer Redner
July 24, 2009


capcritlogo150An amendment to prohibit funding to provide contraceptive and family planning services to low income women and men in the United States was sounded defeated, despite best efforts of a leading anti-women’s health policy maker, Rep. Mike Pence (R-IN).  The lop-sided 247-183 vote showed strong opposition to Pence’s never-ending battle to limit access to contraceptives for the growing number of people in need of subsidized services.


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