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Could an abortion-providing spinoff save Planned Parenthood?

Tue Jan 10 08:08:49 EST 2017 | Los Angeles Times
The Times stated that only 3% of about 2.5 million Planned Parenthood patient visits in 2014 were for abortion services. Planned Parenthood should conduct a cost-benefit analysis considering whether a loss of millions of patient visits is worth the 75,000 abortion visits, especially if an alternative is available. A new independent charity could be established. Planned Parenthood would contribute all of its abortion services to the new organization and cease all of its abortion activities. The n..


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Iowa lawmakers took the first steps to defund Planned Parenthood this week and redirect tax dollars to comprehensive health clinics that don’t do abortions. The Associated Press re..
The Times stated that only 3% of about 2.5 million Planned Parenthood patient visits in 2014 were for abortion services. Planned Parenthood should conduct a cost-benefit analysis c..
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Every time Republicans talk about trying to defund government funding for the largest abortion provider in the country the media freaks out about the GOP’s “war on women.” Thursday..
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Congress approved legislation to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business last year only to see pro-abortion President Barack Obama veto it. Today, a leading pro-life me mem..
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Whoopi Goldberg and Jedediah Bila had an intense fight on “The View” on Friday over the GOP’s plans to defund Planned Parenthood. Check out the video below. On Wednesday, a House p..
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republicans in the Iowa Legislature have moved quickly on a longstanding goal of ending funding for Planned Parenthood, but the effort means the state will ..
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad's plan to defund Planned Parenthood would cost Iowa millions of federal dollars that had gone to family planning services, and the state..
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Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad used some of his last words as governor to urge state lawmakers to defund the abortion chain Planned Parenthood on Tuesday. Branstad, who Donald Trump nomi..
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