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Yes, their services reach far beyond abortions and can save many lives through cancer screening, prenatal services, and adoption referrals
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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
More stances on this issue
Yes, and end the Hyde Amendment. Abortion is health care. 4 months ago from a Democrat in Kansas City, MO
The government should only award grants to private non-profit organizations. 7 months ago from a Democrat in Conover, NC
No the affordable care act has provisions to eliminate the need of planned parenthood. 7 months ago from a Democrat in Cedar Springs, MI
Yes, because Planned Parenthood actually has the potential to save many women's lives. Not only do they provide free birth control, but also free breast exams and other exams. Many people don't feel comfortable going to a doctor and also... 10 months ago from a Democrat in Lockwood, MT
Not fund abortions but still provide health care to women who otherwise can't afford it. 10 months ago from a Democrat in Ocean City, NJ