According to Citybeat, the Republicans admit that their Title X allocation scheme was intended to prevent family planning funds from going to organizations like Planned Parenthood that also provide abortion services, even though the funds are only allowed to be used for healthcare and family planning services, not for abortions.
The recently-passed budget changes the allocation formula for federal family planning money. Rather than going to the most efficient provider, the subsidies for contraception, STD testing, and cancer screenings will be allocated away from standalone family planning health centers.
[Ohio House Republican spokesperson Michael] Dittoe says that Republicans still […]Full Story... →
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