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  • Obama Admin Cuts Off Birth Control Funding for Low-Income Women in Texas

    03/15/2012 11:04:01 AM PDT · by blueyon · 21 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 3/14/2012 | JOHN MCCORMACK
    Reuters reports that the Obama administration will cut off birth control funding for low-income women in Texas because Texas has cut off the state's taxpayer-funding of Planned Parenthood: The federal government will withdraw funding for a Texas program providing more than 100,000 poor women with birth control and other health services because Planned Parenthood clinics are not allowed to participate, a Health and Human Services spokeswoman said on Friday. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced the decision in Houston on Friday, prompting a furious response from Texas Governor Rick Perry, who called it an "egregious federal overreach." At...