Against Planned Parenthood

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Planned Parenthood, is a nonprofit organization that provides reproductive health services in the U.S. Margaret Sanger founded the American Birth Control League in 1921, which changed its name to Planned Parenthood in 1942. Planned Parenthood has 56 locally governed affiliates nationwide and operates 650 health centers that conform to the communities where they are located. (Parenthood, Planned. "Who We Are.")
Planned Parenthood has been a point of conflict since the day it was opened in 1921. Sanders was under attack for giving women birth control since she was tired of seeing women die from having too many pregnancies that were unwanted to begin with.
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According to Planned Parenthoods services records from 2014 states
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Many who are against PP want you to believe exactly that and nothing more. The reality of the matter though, is that 0% of money that is being funded by the government is legally allowed to go towards abortions. Every dollar that the government funds towards Planned Parenthood helps men and women pay for HIV/STI testing, different types of birth control, annual exams and screenings for life threatening…show more content…
(2013a). 2012 Annual Affiliate Service Census Executive Summary. New York: Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc.
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