planned parenthood


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Planned Parenthood

 
an organization that provides reproductive health care services, including the promotion of accessible means of voluntary fertility control, operation of clinics, conduction of educational programs, conduction of research, and dissemination of information.

planned parenthood

a philosophical framework central to the development of contraceptive methods, contraceptive counseling, and family planning programs and clinics. Advocates hold that each woman has the right to decide when to conceive and bear children and that contraceptive and gynecological care and information should be available to help her become or prevent becoming pregnant. See also contraception.

planned parenthood

The concept that a couple or a woman may choose when to conceive and give birth. This is, of course, accomplished only by the careful and proper use of some form of birth control.
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Instead of simply asking, "Do you think all federal funding for Planned Parenthood should be cut off?
The state's move wouldn't just end state funding for Planned Parenthood services like pregnancy tests, contraception and cancer screenings.
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Defunding Planned Parenthood would not affect abortion care as its detractors might suggest, the letter also noted, as a U.
It is apparent that after the recent revelations on the actions of Planned Parenthood, that this organization does not represent the values of the people of our state and Arkansas is better served by terminating any and all existing contracts with them," Gov.
In New Hampshire alone, Planned Parenthood of Northern New England serves nearly 13,000 patients across New Hampshire and 42,000 patients across Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont each year.
One is to insist that no more money go to Planned Parenthood and cause a government shutdown (which won't result in actually defunding Planned Parenthood).
No one, however, is asking Planned Parenthood to go completely out of business.
Of the participants who had seen the videos, 44 per cent said their views toward Planned Parenthood had become more negative.
Because the state had initially tied the program to federal funding, the rule that caused the loss of federal funding is illegal and should therefore be eliminated, Planned Parenthood argues.
Meanwhile, anti-abortion activists said they will step up their efforts to prevent the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts' plan to establish a family planning center at 391 Main St.
Now Planned Parenthood is pushing for "health clinics" in Nova Scotia's schools, attempting to skid through on worthy issues such as prevention of drug addiction--and never mentioning that what they are really doing is selling contraceptives, abortions and ideology to our children.

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