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Yes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 16, 2015. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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Learn more about Planned Parenthood Funding
Planned Parenthood is a non-profit organization that provides reproductive health services in the United States and internationally. In 2014, federal and state governments provided the organization with $528 million in funding (40% of its annual budget). The majority of this funding comes from Medicaid which subsidizes reproductive healthcare for low-income women. In 2014, abortions accounted for 3% of the services they provided. The majority of the other services include screening for and treating sexually transmitted diseases and infections and providing contraception. Proponents of funding argue that federal funding for Planned Parenthood does not pay for abortions and that the vast majority of government funding that the organization receives is through Medicaid reimbursements. Opponents of funding argue that the government should not fund any organizations that provide abortions. See recent Planned Parenthood news
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Yes, but not to be used for support or performance of abortions that violate the abortion-rule I would impose. That rule is:
Abortion ought to be allowed early, NOT after the embryo has developed neurologically enough likely to be able to feel pain or... 9 months ago from a Green in Tigard, OR
No, the government should not provide funding to any organization. 2 years ago from a Green in Chicago, IL
Birth control but not abortion. 2 years ago from a Green in Lubec, ME
Yes, but only if they agree to eliminate birth control and abortion initiatives. 2 years ago from a Green in Fishers, IN