House GOP Targeting Title X, Pushing Abstinence Only Programs

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  1. J.E.D
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    House Republicans are once again showing that they are far more interested in far-right ideology than anything else. Apparently, eliminating Planned Parenthood, Title X, and teen pregnancy prevention programs is a priority over the economy. Where are the jobs, Speaker Boehner?

     
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    Here's the part of the Washington Post piece the HuffPo nimrod 'forgot' to mention...
    House Republicans jockey to influence the next budget - The Washington Post
    yeah... sounds like the GOP is all hands on deck to support this bill :rofl:
     
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    Remind me why the Federal gov't needs to be funding this again.
     
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    because democrats are too cheap to donate their own money for their causes. They want to donate yours.
     
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    "The cost of covering a Medicaid-funded birth, including prenatal care, delivery, postpartum and infant care for a year, was an estimated $12,613 in 2008, according to a May 2010 Guttmacher Institute study. This far outpaces the cost of providing birth control and other contraceptive services to low-income women at Title X-funded clinics, which averages only $257 per client per year."

    That's why.
     
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    That isn't a reason.
    Maybe we should cut funding for out of wedlock births so as to discourage them?
     
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    Yes, it is a reason. It's more expensive to provide prenatal and postpartum care than to provide affordable birth control and other services.
     
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    crickets...

    yeah, I thought you'd ignore facts that contradict your partisan hackery, you little liberal pussbot.
     
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    And why is the federal government providing any of that?
     
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    I have you on ignore you fucking moron. So what? Are you going to pretend that the GOP actually supports PP? The same GOP who was willing to shut down the gov't over funding for PP? :lol::lol::lol:
     

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