Planned Parenthood : Parenthood, Family Planning, And Reproductive Problems

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As you may have heard, Planned Parenthood is what the government officials are talking about recently. The Republicans want to take away the government funding for Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood is an organization that does scientific research and offers advice on contraception, family planning, and reproductive problems. Currently, the government funds the organization with the tax payer’s dollars. (Planned Parenthood at a Glance, 2014.) I am going to explain the history of the problem, the arguments, the opinions of experts and give why I am interested in this topic. Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit organization that does scientific research into and offers advice on contraception, family planning, and reproductive problems. The organization is also known for offering legal abortion options. (Planned Parenthood at a Glance, 2014.) Recently, a video was released of Planned Parenthood showing the employees talking about selling the fetal tissue from the abortions. The organization is funded by taxpayers dollars, which caused many people to be not happy about the video. The situation caused Congress to question if Planned Parenthood should continue to be funded by the government. (Earll, C. 2015). Defunding this organization would cause many problems for men and women. There are people in our society who cannot afford the correct healthcare they need. The government funding of Planned Parenthood helps low-income families. Planned Parenthood originated in 1916 by
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