So Many Planned Parenthood Clinics Have Closed In The United

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So many Planned Parenthood clinics have closed in the United States due to the government taking away federal funding for Planned Parenthood. The reason that the government has taken away federal funding to Planned Parenthood clinics is because some planned parenthood clinics let women have abortions. Texas has been able to take away all their state funding for Planned Parenthood clinics but not federal funding. Texas government does not approve of abortions even though it is legal. There are so many people in this world who are anti-abortion and disapprove of Planned Parenthood, their strong disapproval of Planned Parenthood has caused them to target Planned Parenthood by performing violent attacks on them. For example, in Colorado…show more content…
This change in the women’s health care program caused low-income women to not have access to health care services like mammograms and pap smears. Since the closures of Planned Parenthood clinics many women have resulted to going out of the state of Texas just to get abortions and other health care services. Once the House Bill 2 was passed in Texas there were only thirty-nine Planned Parenthood clinics operating in Texas, but only five of the thirty-nine clinics perform abortions. The five clinics in Texas that do perform abortions are in the major cities in Texas. Their needs to be some significant changes made to the House Bill 2. Not all the women who walk into a Planned Parenthood clinic wants to get an abortion. Many women go to Planned Parenthood because they cannot afford to get health care services from private practices or hospitals because it is more expensive than Planned Parenthood. Instead of Texas changing their women’s health care program laws to get Planned Parenthood clinics to be removed from their state, Texas should open other health care clinics to fit their women’s health care program laws if they want to close Planned Parenthood clinics so that low income women can still have affordable health care services. After majority of the Planned Parenthood clinics in Texas closed there was an increase in births among low income women. The women who were in an area where a Planned Parenthood clinic had closed at some point in time had received some

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