Kim, Kourtney and Khloe meet with Planned Parenthood leaders

Olive Rios
May 13, 2017

Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life, tells OneNewsNow three opponents include two pro-abortion Republican senators and a pro-life Democrat who is skeptical of the damning undercover videos of Planned Parenthood officials.

Greg Gianforte doesn't get it.

In Arizona, GOP lawmakers have included a provision in the state budget that diverts about $2 million in federal funding away from Planned Parenthood.

In Iowa, the GOP plan is to create a state-run family planning program that excludes abortion-providing organizations such as Planned Parenthood. And it has nothing to do with abortion. It offers a range of vital health care services-many of which, like access to birth control, actually reduce abortion rates. Who would lose access to these services?

New Jersey needs to reexamine its commitment to health care access.

Triste Brooks is president & CEO of Planned Parenthood of Northern, Central, and Southern New Jersey.

The Kardashian trio discussed how they can get involved and impact the nonprofit - which provides sexual health care options and education - moving forward, according to the website.

I want my friends, family and neighbors to have equal access to health care and reliable information on family planning.

Planned Parenthood provides almost 4.5 million tests and treatments for sexually transmitted infections, including 700,000 HIV tests, and diagnoses of more than 157,000 STIs.

The Lehigh Valley is served by Planned Parenthood Keystone, an organization that covers 37 counties with 10 clinics, including one in Allentown. Each year, it provides about 400,000 Pap smears, 500,000 breast exams, 88,000 cancer screenings, and 4.5 million STI tests and treatments-among other things. These are the services that are affected by "defunding".

The choice is very clear - Rob Quist has been an outspoken champion for Montanans, including women and families.

Republican leaders hailed the House passage of the American Health Care Act last week not just for its fulfillment of the pledge to repeal ObamaCare, but also for its defunding of Planned Parenthood. In Montana, Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock vetoed a bill last week that would have outlawed most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. And he has promised to fight back in Congress against any attempts to defund Planned Parenthood. In 2015, 43% of Planned Parenthood's total revenue came from government funding. "We've had town hall meetings all over the country for people who will be impacted by blocking access to care, which brought a diverse group of patients and supporters of all ages and backgrounds", Johnson says.

Tess Carlson is a young professional in Missoula and a graduate from the University of Montana in philosophy.

It's no stretch to say that women's reproductive rights in America are in a more perilous situation now than at any other time in recent memory, what with a Republican-controlled Congress and executive branch, as well as a conservative-leaning Supreme Court that could feasibly see more than one vacancy in the next several years.

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