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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Early in the introduction penned by Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards and Board chair Naomi Aberly, PPFA heralds the care provided by their "more than 600 health centers across the country" and the group's 56 affiliates.
28, 2016, when the Cabinet first learned that Planned Parenthood had been operating an unlicensed abortion facility without hospital and ambulance transfer agreements, Planned Parenthood performed 23 abortions, placing its patients health and safety at an extreme risk.
Planned Parenthood Great Plains remains committed to serving our patients regardless of their ability to pay while we continue fighting to protect the right of Arkansas women and families to access critical health care services," Aaron Samulcek, interim president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Great Plains, said in a statement.
voting to defund Planned Parenthood in any way, shape, or form.
Sixty-two percent of Planned Parenthood health centers offer same-day appointments, a proportion similar to FQHCs (58%), but higher than health departments (42%).
In 2012, she made Planned Parenthood and women's health central themes of her speech at the Democratic National Convention.
Planned Parenthood does not provide any mammogram services at its clinics.
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However, in the videos, Planned Parenthood officials always refer to this "fetal tissue" in terms of "hearts," "livers," "brains," "gonads," "spinal cords," 'eyes," etc.
I have said each time that if the prolife groups wanted to see fewer abortions we should triple the funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides 2.
Support for federal funding of Planned Parenthood itself to provide those women's health services was even stronger, according to the Reuters/Ipsos released on Wednesday.

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